Pacific Atrocities Education is undertaking development of a print and digital content archive. Under supervision, the intern performs a variety of archiving, research, and administrative duties within the Arts Division, in support of archival and collection management functions. Schedule is flexible; prefer minimum of two full work days per week and up to 20 hours a week. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is able to work independently under guidance and direction as necessary.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Processing (i.e., arranging, organizing, describing, and preserving) manuscript and records materials in all formats for public research use in accordance with department and national standards, such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS).
Organizing and rehousing collections; analyzing documents for topical content to correctly describe individual documents; identifying sensitive materials; researching the historical context of collections and their creators; writing collection scope and content notes and prepare written reports.
Participating in determining recommendations for the arrangement and description of the collections.
Creating and managing databases in Excel
Describing collections of archival materials
Helping to create an infrastructure and preservation plan for the management of materials
Creating an outreach strategy to connect our readers with the archival material
Journalism, photography, history, or other related majors
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Detail-oriented and extremely organized
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
Candidates must be in San Francisco or DC during the internship. Please submit a resume and cover letter below about your qualification
Digital Media Internship
Digital Content Assistant will research regard Pacific Asia War, develop written content appropriate for our website and email newsletters. Intern will learn storytelling skills for nonprofit as well as research skills.
Passion for WW2 history
Excellent writing and research skills
Creative and shows initiative
Responsible and self-motivated
Highly organized-- effective and efficient
Eager to learn and grow
Located near San Francisco and able to come to SF Chinatown 1 day/week, with additional off-site work
A witty sense of humor
Graphic design or video editing
History Research Internship History Research Intern will help to compile and research into Pacific Asian War. S/he will research and write about the history of WWII. The History Research Intern will work under the supervision of the Associate Historian. The internship will provide the opportunity to develop practical skills in a nonprofit history organization environment, will introduce the intern to an oral history environment including research, writing, and outreach.
Qualification: Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in history. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated research skills and organizational skills. Familiarity with relevant computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite. As appropriate, ability to deal with difficult and sensitive material from Pacific Asia War.
Pacific Atrocities Education 730 Commercial Street San Francisco, CA 94108 415-988-9889