IPH interns are undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Virginia. Graduating students are also encouraged to apply. For more information on what IPH interns do during their summer internships, check out the summer interns' Instagram from summer 2019 (public_history_uva) and their Tumblrs from Summer 2018, Summer 2017, Summer 2016, and Summer 2015.
The graphic below shows the spread of interns from 2014-2017 across departments. A wide variety of students are drawn to the program and find their time as an IPH intern to be beneficial to their academic and career goals.