american studies

The Humanities Department at Colby-Sawyer offers a minor in American Studies that stresses interdisciplinary course work to provide students with opportunities for examining relationships among American disciplines. The minor can be combined with any major.

Internship in American Studies

Qualified juniors and seniors may arrange internships related to American studies with a member of the American Studies Program faculty. Internships are available in areas of teaching, journalism, law, government, museum curatorship and library work.

The Harrington Center for Career and Academic Advising

Students are encouraged to use the resources of the Harrington Center for Career and Academic Advising, where they can meet with a counselor to explore career options, internship opportunities and graduate schools.

American Studies Faculty…

Students who choose to minor in American Studies learn from experienced faculty who are passionate about the interdisciplinary perspectives of the topic, from history and literature to film and mass media.