Opportunities, Experiences and Resources

The MHHE Is proud to offer opportunities, experiences and resources to our KSU student community and beyond. Please click the following links to learn more about what we offer for university students and professors. Please contact Education Coordinator, Katy Matello below with any questions about our university offerings.

  • Enhance your students' learning journey this semester by immersing them in the rich exhibits that illuminate the historical significance of the Holocaust. Our museum offers flexible options, allowing you to customize your visit with a choice between self-guided exploration or an engaging tour led by our knowledgeable educators.

    To schedule a class tour that suits your curriculum and timetable, view the guided experience offerings, and complete the reservation form below!

    Parallel Journeys General Tour and Artifact Interaction: Learn about the Holocaust by examining the chronological development of the genocide, through the lived experiences of young adults, and by interacting with historic artifacts related to the period. (Approximately 45 minutes) 
    Parallel Paths Activity: Students will participate in an interactive exhibit-based activity which explores the stories and choices of young adults during the Holocaust. (Approximately 30 minutes) 
    Georgia Goes to War General Tour and Artifact Interaction: Learn about Georgia’s role in World War II and how the state was impacted by the war. This experience also includes an opportunity to interact with historic artifacts from the time period. (Approximately 30 minutes) 
    The Sky’s the Limit General Tour and Artifact Interaction: Explore the history and stories of women who served as pilots before, during, and after World War II. This experience also includes an opportunity to interact with historic artifacts from the time period. (Approximately 30 minutes) 

    Reserve Program Here
  • Enrich your students’ learning experience by including an in-class presentation in your course. All presentations will be led by a trained museum educator and can be facilitated in-person or virtually. In addition to the topics listed below, presentations can be created and customized for specific curricular/instructional needs of the professor.

     Denial and Digital Literacy:
    This session explores the topic of Holocaust denial and its relation to the larger trend of misinformation and fake news. Participants will discuss and explore digital literacy resources to equip themselves and their students to think critically about information they encounter online and on social media. 
    Eyewitness Testimony: This session demonstrates how incorporating eyewitness testimony can enrich and complicate student understanding of historical topics. This session includes clips from the MHHE’s oral history program.  
    Teaching Difficult History in the K12 Classroom: This session focuses on research based best pedagogical approaches for teaching difficult history and models an easily adaptable and ready to use classroom activity. 
    MHHE: A Resource for You: This presentation highlights the various ways that museums can support traditional K12 instruction using MHHE programming and resources as a case study.  
    Humor in the Holocaust: This session explores the role and function of humor in the Holocaust, primarily as a coping mechanism for those targeted by the Nazi regime. Students will also participate in a collaborative primary source analysis activity.  
    Oral History Research Methodology: This presentation explores best practices for conducting oral history interviews and using these resources for research. It incorporates real life scenarios and examples from the MHHE’s Legacy Series Oral History Program. During the session, students will participate in a case study to put these approaches into practice. 
    It Started with Words: An Introduction to the Holocaust: This presentation provides a deep dive into the events of the Holocaust. It is organized chronologically, beginning with Hitler’s appointment as Chancellor (1933) and concluding with liberation (1944-1945). The experiences of Holocaust survivors are highlighted in interview clips throughout the lesson.   
    World War I: The War to End All Wars? This program begins with an overview of the causes of World War I and concludes with the Treaty of Versailles. It focuses on why the United States got involved in World War I, U.S. contributions to the Allied war effort, different Americans’ experiences of the war, and the outcomes of the war.   
    Voices from the Second World War: This program introduces World War II with an emphasis on the U.S. entry and involvement in the war. The presentation focuses on the diverse perspectives and contributions of Americans. To understand how the war changed the world and the lives of so many individuals, students will listen to and analyze the stories of individuals who lived, worked, and fought during World War II. 
    Rise of Nazism: This program examines the events leading to the rise of Nazism in Germany and the tactics the Nazi Party used to gain power gradually over time, such as propaganda. The presentation is organized chronologically, and interview clips with Holocaust survivors are highlighted in the lesson.    

    Reserve In-Class Presentations Here
  • The Museum of History and Holocaust Education offers competitive internships for students to gain experience and/or course credit for those who are currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students. As an intern, students gain practical experience in a professional environment. Internships are completed in spring (January-May), summer (May-July), and fall (August-December) semesters.

    To apply for an internship, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to Education Coordinator, Katy Matello.

    In your letter of interest, specify if you are looking to gain overall museum experience or if you have interest in a particular area (curatorial, education, oral history, special projects):

    Education and Outreach: Work with the MHHE Education Team to support, develop, and facilitate educational programming and outreach for K-12, university, and adult audiences. 
    Museum Accessibility: Support the MHHE’s efforts to increase accessibility of educational programming museum resources to improve visitor experience. 
    Social Media Communication: Support the MHHE’s public outreach and communications initiatives through developing social media content. 
    Artifact Processing: Work with the MHHE’s Education Curator to learn about processing historical artifacts through hands on engagement and experience. 
    Museum Curation: Support museum curators with research and development for upcoming exhibitions.  
     Applied Foreign Language: Work with museum staff to increase the accessibility of our programming through translating historical artifacts and educational resources into various foreign languages. 
    Collections Management: Work with museum curators to update and maintain the MHHE collection of historic artifacts. 

    MARB Virtual Internship Collection

    During the summer and fall 2020 semesters, 23 interns from six universities around Georgia and the United States developed online learning modules for use in university classrooms.

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  • Explore dynamic learning opportunities with our university modules at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education. Developed by the Department of Museums, Archives, and Rare Books (MARB), these digital resources and learning modules enrich instruction in the United States and World History.

    Take a deeper look at class-length modules using Adobe Spark, Articulate, and Nearpod platforms, offering an engaging educational experience.

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  • Explore the following resources for more information about the Holocaust and World War II. To speak with a museum professional, email us today!

    *Please note that these websites are not hosted by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education.

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. has a wide range of resources appropriate for students studying the Holocaust.

    Yad Vashem 
    Yad Vashem: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem has a number of bibliographies related to different themes and topics from the Holocaust.

    The Shoah Foundation 
    The Shoah Foundation at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has a large collection of recorded Holocaust Survivor testimonies. For a free interactive tool to learn about utilizing Holocaust survivor testimonies, check out their iWitness program.

    The National WWII Museum
    The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is a Smithsonian affiliate with a variety of resources available to students on the K-12 level through the postgraduate level.

    The British Broadcasting Corporation presents an informative learning site with links to their archives and collections.

    Imperial War Museum
    The Imperial War Museum in England provides a variety of educational resources and experiences online.

Email University Progam Coordinator, Katy Matello