News for History students - 12/5/2022

1) Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internships
The application cycle for the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship is now live. This is a 10-week paid internship in Summer 2023 with placements in areas including curatorial, conservation, education, publications, and public programs – all on site at the Getty Center and Villa in Los Angeles. Students can visit our website for more information and a link to the application portal.

2) Yale Conservation Scholars info session, Dec. 8

Led by Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Program Director and Principal Investigator, the Yale Conservation Scholars – Early Leadership Initiative (YCS- ELI) is a paid summer opportunity for undergraduates interested in conservation. YCS-ELI is dedicated to creating a diverse environment that uplifts and supports students traditionally underrepresented in conservation and interested in careers in the sector. Candidates of any identity and background are welcome to apply.


The program is intended for undergraduates currently enrolled in college or university, including December 2022 graduates. To apply, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, permanent resident, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA/DREAMers). International students are ineligible.


The program application deadline is Tuesday, January 10th, at 11:59 pm EST. Any questions can be directed to

We are holding an information session this Thursday, December 8th, from 6:00 pm EST to 7:00 pm EST. Registration is required. Register using this link. We will begin with a short presentation on the program and end with a Q&A session with staff, alums, and second-year scholars. Please forward this to any students who may be interested. 


3) Linguistic Diversity Survey, due by Dec. 9
The students and Faculty of World Languages and Cultures are conducting a Linguistic Diversity Self-Reflection, found here. Please take a few minutes to take the survey. Ideally, we would like everyone to complete it by the end of this week (Friday, December 9) so that we have time to compile and use the data to create a visual map of the remarkable linguistic and multicultural diversity of our Cal Poly Humboldt community.

4) Hot Topics event, Dec. 9
5) Cal Poly Humboldt Sustainability Newsletter 
Browse the most recent newsletter to find information on events, campus sustainability projects, community happenings, and other useful tips. This newsletter is authored by Green Campus, a student group that operates under Cal Poly Humboldt's Office of Sustainability. Upcoming items of possible interest to Religious Studies students include:
  • Earth Week Every Week Committee. The EWEW team brings together students of various sustainability organizations at school and volunteers who want to help inform and guide sustainability efforts here at Humboldt. 
  • Campus Center for Appropriate Technology co-director position, applications due Dec. 13
  • Ecotopia! Dec. 2. An interactive workshop for hands-on learning of repurposing items, proper waste disposal, and a social justice discussion.
Johnston-Aronoff Scholarship now accepting applications
The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a Cal Poly Humboldt History student who will be a full-time student – 12 units – with junior or senior standing in fall 2023. Students who meet even one of the following preferences are encouraged to apply: have an emphasis in the study of California and/or the Western United States; OR who are Native American; OR who are pursuing a history-related (e.g., social sciences) teaching credential; OR who have graduated from either a Humboldt County charter or high school. To apply for the scholarship, submit online, via the Scholarship button on the Financial Matters tab of your myHumboldt portal, the materials listed there. (Make sure you are viewing the complete list of scholarships – not just “recommended” scholarships – and then do a search for “Johnston-Aronoff.”) The application deadline is January 31. 
Free History writing tutors
The History Department is offering FREE WRITING TUTORS to any student enrolled in a History class this fall! Writing Tutors can assist with crafting a thesis, proofreading, choosing correct grammar, and understanding how to effectively structure an essay, research paper, slideshow, or any other writing assignment. Reach out today to one of our Certified Writing Aces (not a real thing, but it sounds impressive), Dakota Adelmann ( and Ian Jones (! Please contact them directly to make an appointment.