Sunday, March 28, 2010

Paid internship - Political Collections

SC Political Collections at the University of SC in Columbia
offers a summer internship with a stipend of $2,250 to be
awarded to a qualified graduate student enrolled in an
archival education program outside of South Carolina. Intern
projects require at least 135 hours and will vary depending
on current SCPC needs and interests of the intern. In a
typical internship, a student will arrange and describe a
small collection or a series within a major collection and
analyze preservation needs. The student might also help with digitization, oral history, and the creation of exhibits and educational resources.

SCPC is a nationally recognized repository collecting the
papers of individuals and organizations impacting on
government, politics and society, chiefly in the post-WWII
era. For more information, please see
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Application deadline is May 1st. Questions, contact SCPC
Director Herb Hartsook, Applications should

* Statement not exceeding 500 words explaining how an internship
with SCPC fits the applicant's educational program and career goals

* Resume

* Letter of recommendation from the head of the archival program
in which the applicant is enrolled. That letter should clearly
state the program's internship requirements, including the
number of hours required to successfully complete the internship.

Please address to:

Summer Internship Program
South Carolina Political Collections
University of South Carolina
720 College Street
Columbia, S.C. 29208