HIST 497 History Mentoring Practicum


This practicum experience allows advanced history majors to provide mentoring in historical methodology, discipline-specific modes of historical writing, and community building activities to students History 105, the department’s introductory topics seminars which enroll first and second year students.  Mentors will hold office hours in order to provide 105 students with feedback and assistance in conceptualizing, researching, and writing historical essays which conform to the department’s specific expectations about historical scholarship.  At the end of the semester, Mentors will write a paper reflecting on their experience and providing advice for future Mentors.