Fall deadline: October 26, 2013
Spring Deadline: April 01, 2014
The Archives Concentration will be elected by participating students instead of a second major
or a minor as an interdisciplinary strategy that enables them to combine coursework beyond the
major with practical experiences, and to engage in career exploration. Accepted students will
choose (or be assigned to) an adviser who will oversee the progress through the program and approve
The fall deadline is open to sophomores and Juniors who have begun the concentration by electing courses (either in Jterm or the academic year). A successful application outlines work you’ve already done or courses in progress, and your plans for an internship (especially if you are a sophomore). Many internships for the summer of 2014 have March deadlines. You do not need to have chosen a major before you apply to the concentration.
The spring deadline is open to first-years who have begun coursework and to Juniors if they have completed at least one practical experience or internship, and 2 courses in the concentration.
A maximum of 15 concentrators are admitted from every class year.
You will be notified of your acceptance before fall preregistration.
Statement of Interest
In 300–500 words, explain why you would like to participate in the
Archives Concentration, including your response to these questions in the statement:
What interests you specifically about the archives concentration?
What have been some important insights for you in your coursework involving archives or your internships so far?
List any courses or practical experiences in the concentration you have already completed.
(See approved courses and electives)
Along with this application, please send a PDF of your "unofficial" transcript, which you can download from BannerWeb, by e-mail attachment to Archives Concentration Director Susan Van Dyne, at firstname.lastname@example.org.