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Digital Humanities Internship

THE OPPORTUNITY
 
Are you a student looking for an internship in the social sciences or humanities? Come work for the Disabled Rights Action Committee and help us transition our archives into the 21st century. We are looking for a well-organized and detail-oriented intern to help us transition our materials to a digital format and provide support in other areas as needed. This position is not paid, but offers flexible scheduling to accommodate a student schedule and other life commitments. We want this opportunity to be mutually beneficial, and we are open to customizing this position to allow an intern to develop experience in the areas they most need to be successful in their career of choice.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
·     Oversee and carry out a project digitizing company records and documents in collaboration with other volunteers
·     Look for opportunities to move from print to digital formats and assist in this transition
·     Ensure consistent file structure and naming conventions
·     Audit materials for accessibility and ensure that accessibility best-practices are maintained throughout the organization
·     Draft grant materials and search for grant opportunities
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
·     College-level student pursuing a degree in the humanities or social sciences
·     Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail
·     Strong written and verbal communication skills
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
 
·     Access to reliable transportation
·     Able to commit to 12 hours per week for a three-month period 
·     Available to attend weekly staff meetings