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Finding Philosphy or History Internships

Question: I would really like to find a way to show college admission committees my interest in philosophy and history. I know that many students who are interested in medicine or in other scientific fields do internships and research projects in order to show this interest. Are there similar opportunities in my fields of interest?

If you live near a college or university (and almost everyone does), try contacting several professors who teach courses in history or philosophy that sound interesting to you. (Course catalogs can be found online and usually list the name of the instructor. You can then go to the college's online directory to get the prof's e-mail address.)

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