Community Memory Project Interns
Are you passionate about local history and between 16 and 25 years of age? This internship will give you the opportunity to be inquisitive and acquire valuable skills helping preserve the history of the Calfee Training School in Pulaski, Virginia. Interns will work closely with trained historical memory experts and learn to organize and conduct oral and video interviews, process archival assets, work with digital repositories, and develop marketing materials for online and offline community events. Interns will also work alongside theatre professionals to insure the historical integrity of interview data in its development into a documentary theatre production.
Interns will need to commit to four hours of work per week (mostly on Saturdays, starting in late February and going through August) and maintain the highest level of professionalism in all aspects of their job assignments. Interns will be compensated for their time with a $7.50/hour stipend.
Interested applicants should have:
(1) The ability to commit to working, on average, 4 hours per week
(2) An interest in the subjects of history, documentary, photography, archives, web design, theatre or related areas
(3) An interest in working in an archive and oral histories is highly desirable
Note: Conducting field interviews can sometimes not adhere to a normal school or work schedule. Interns must be willing to work during weekdays, some evenings, and weekends.
Interested applicants should complete the online application here no later than noon on Friday, February 15, 2019.