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INTERNSHIPS

MotherWoman is looking for students for summer and fall 2014

MotherWoman is looking for students for the summer and fall 2014 internships.
Please see link for comprehensive list http://www.motherwoman.org/employment

SWG SUMMER 2014 INTERNSHIP IN THE SOPHIA SMITH COLLECTION

SWG Interns work with archivists and learn the multiple facets of archival work in Smith’s internationally recognized repository of women’s history sources. The intern will learn how manuscript collections are acquired and prepared for research, the basics of organizing and describing collections and she may write about a particular collection for the SSC newsletter or help prepare an exhibit. A SWG Internship counts as one of the required practical experiences for fulfilling the Archives Concentration.

The internship will focus on helping prepare recent SSC acquisitions of special interest to SWG for future use in our classes.

The summer 2014 intern will be processing the papers of Saralee Hamilton, who worked for the American Friends Service Committee for 31 years, directing their Nationwide Women’s Program, and was involved with the Reproductive Rights National Network and the Commitee to End Sterilization Abuse.

For information, see http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/sophiasmith/mnsss507_bioghist.html

The internship is 21 to 35 hours/week for 9-11 weeks at $9.25 an hour.

Deadline: March 15, 2014
REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be SWG major or minor with an interest and aptitude for work in an archives or manuscripts collection, or related career in women’s studies scholarship or public history organizations. Good research skills and attention to detail. It is not necessary for applicants to be eligible for work-study.

***Applicants for the summer internship must be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors, still enrolled in Smith College in September 2014. ****

To apply: Send a resume and a cover letter to Maida Goodwin at mgoodwin@email.smith.edu

Archives Intern, Guttmacher Institute summer 2014

Praxis-funded, minimum of 220 hours

The intern will work with the director and staff of the Guttmacher Institute in its Headquarters in New York City to assess and prepare the organization’s records for transfer to the Sophia Smith Collection.

The Sophia Smith Collection will provide the intern with:

The duties and responsibilities of the intern will be to:

Contact Maida Goodwin mgoodwin@smith.edu for more information