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Study of the American Experience

Comegys Bight Fellowship Stories

In 2013 the Comegys Bight Fellowship Program connected nine outstanding Washington College students with summer internships at some of the nation’s leading historical and cultural institutions. To read their stories, click the photos below.

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    Hands-on experience at the National Archives as a Comegys Bight Fellow helped Michael Kuethe ’13 land a job as an educator at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
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    Phaedra Scott ’14 discovers the complexities of displaying the nation’s historical documents at the National Constitution Museum.
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    Interning with the Office of the Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, Jackelyn Gitlin ‘15 experiences history in the making – and discovers some interesting stories from the past.
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    An internship at the National Archives provides an opportunity for Denise Meehl ‘15 to share her love of teaching and history.
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    Interning at the Library of Congress, a WC student gets an insider’s access to the labyrinthine treasure trove of a nation.