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2013-2014

Summer 2013
Internships

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Internships/Jobs at Smith



Internship/Job opportunity:

Teaching assistant position for the 2-week summer course for high school students with Cornelia Pearsall, "Discovering Women's History," which runs from July 7-18 (40 hours per week at $9 per hour).  There is an additional week of training with the office of Summer Programs in the week prior to the course (June 23-27, also 40 hours at $9 per hour), as well as a period of course planning (40 hours or fewer at $9 per hour) with Cornelia Pearsall, at a mutually convenient date prior to the course. 

Any additional hours will be paid as overtime. The position requires gaining knowledge of collections in the Sophia Smith Collection, the College Archives, the Mortimer Rare Book Room and the Smith College Museum of Art and being able to assist students in using archival materials. The position would satisfy one of the practical experiences for the Archives Concentration.

The student TA could receive room and board in a Smith house with the students for 3 weeks in exchange for some residential responsibilities. Interested? Contact Cornelia Pearsall immediately (cpearsal@smith.edu).  Interviews for the position are ongoing and will be filled this spring.

 

 

Fraenkel Web INTERN

Sophia Smith Collection
Academic Year 2013-14

Position Filled for 2013-14

The Sophia Smith Collection seeks a student intern with strong computer skills and Web design experience to help maintain the SSC web site and build and preserve our digital collections. This position provides a unique opportunity for a Smith student to explore her interest in the field of archives management with a special emphasis on with a special emphasis on digital assets management and electronic description. The student may also spend some time organizing a small manuscript collection, drafting collection descriptions, and assisting with reference services.

Depending on the intern's skills and interests, the position will include some or all of the following responsibilities:

Qualifications

Required:

Desirable (technical training will be provided but preference will be given to candidates with the following):

This position is for the academic year, 10-12 hours/week.

Please apply for this internship on JobX and also submit a cover letter and resume to:

Margy Jessup, Digital Resources Archivist: mjessup@smith.edu

For more information about the SSC, visit our Web site http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc

 

 

Audiovisual Archives Assistant

Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives

Academic Year 2013-14

Position Filled For 2013-2014

The Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives seek a student with strong computer skills and an interest in digital media production to help preserve our growing collection of audiovisual materials. The position will include the following responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Required:

Desirable:

This position is for the full academic year; 10-12 hours/week.

Contact:

Margy Jessup, Digital Resources Archivist: mjessup@smith.edu

For more information about the SSC, visit our Web site http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc

 

 

Amherst Writers and Artists
Amherst, MA

Interns will work with Pat Schneider, the founder of AWA, to prepare her personal and institutional papers for donation to the Sophia Smith Collection. AWA would prefer an intern able to work for either two consecutive semesters or the summer plus a semester.

Pat Schneider will be conducting interviews between
Sept. 13 and 22. Please see below for contact information to schedule and interview.

Contact: pat@patschneider.com

Phone: (413) 253-3307