Become WAR’s Next Intern!

WAR invites applications for the intern position to work with the co-chairs and the steering committee on a variety of tasks and initiatives, including assistance with social media and communications efforts.

This position has an expected time commitment of approximately 3-5 hours per month. The internship begins October 1, 2015 and runs through September 30, 2016. The intern will increase and maintain the roundtable’s social media presence and update the SAA microsite and blog as needed. The intern will also occasionally provide support for the official communications and initiatives of the roundtable, such as assistance with WAR’s “Three Questions” blog posts. The intern will work closely with the co-chairs and steering committee members and will be responsible for staying current with the roundtable’s activities.

Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a graduate archival education program, or a recent graduate (May 2015 or later)
  • Must be a member of SAA
  • Be familiar with social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter, and blogging/publishing platforms such as WordPress
  • Demonstrate initiative and identify new PR opportunities
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in writing

The intern will be selected by the co-chairs and the steering committee members. Please submit a current resumé/CV along with a brief statement of interest (up to 150 words) describing your interest in WAR and the internship. Applications can be submitted to women.archivists.roundtable@gmail.com by September 28, 2015 (deadline is extended).

For questions, please feel free to contact us at women.archivists.roundtable@gmail.com