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Recent Blog Posts
How do you acknowledge the human experience of genocide through a small collection of objects and photos without reducing their stories to statistics and dates? These simple but effective steps can help create a safe space for everyone to engage with loaded objects and photos in a way that reveals the multiplicity of perspectives and histories connected to each and every item.
Written by: Shawna Quigley
Date Posted: October 15, 2018
by Cansu Aydemir
Date Posted: October 14th, 2018
As a person who identifies herself with journalism, luckily, I ended up with an internship at University of Toronto News. Needless to say, I am amazed by the work that they are doing. However, I have to admit that I wasn’t aware of the scope of the network before. Hence, I wanted to remind the others, who like myself have been neglecting this network, to check out the amazing stories that the team puts together.
How do we move towards reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples? One form is through the negotiation & settlement of First Nations land claims, allowing for a resolution too often divisive issues.
Written by: Andrew Boogaard
Date Posted: October 11th, 2018
Written by: Selina Azizi
Date Posted: April 21st, 2017
In my last blog post, I talked a bit about how a history student can benefit from a literary agency internship. But, doesn’t this beg the question: how does a literary agency benefit from the history student?
Picture By: Adrian Kawula
I don’t know about you, but I often find myself wondering about the way I organize things and take great care to make them display nicely. Nobody wants to display a mess or clutter for public viewing. This blog deals with exactly that; how to organize your display so that it is clean, organized and a pleasure to look at. During my internship at the Mississauga Sports Council I learned many new and interesting things (I also had to teach myself some of these things as well). However, as part of my final project I have to prepare a display on Martial Arts in Mississauga. These are the tips and rules that I followed
Being told that your upcoming internship is going to be performed largely day-to-day, and with faily minimal supervision is the kind of thing that brings out different reactions from different people. Looking back at how that conversation has played out for me is a strong means of evaluating my time here at the Royal Ontario Museum.
By Ronella Ferreros
It's not to say that sneak peeks of upcoming exhibits were regular occurrences, but I find it rather fitting that the last one I saw before the end of my internship made the biggest impression.
by Bhavpreet Saini
As you may recall, a couple of months ago I had changed my approach towards the timeline, and it is now coming along wonderfully, and I am due to be finished within a week or two. But that is not why I have brought you here today. Today I would like to discuss something different, something much more interesting and fascinating: my very own personal handpicked timeline.
By: Alexa Pellerino
I’ve been interning at PAMA since September—which is about 22 weeks. In that time, I’ve learned so much about what it means to be a part of a team, how frustrating it can be to dedicate weeks to research with nothing to show for it and the sense of pride you feel when your work is featured in a museum exhibit!