COME BE A PART OF LGBT HISTORY!
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, the oldest and largest LGBT archive in the world, is offering two exciting internships for Fall 2013, described below. Both internships are offered year round so the application deadline is rolling and students are welcome to apply anytime.
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archive
LGBT History Project Internship
ONE Archives is accepting applications for student interns to help create several LGBT History panel exhibitions that will be used by non-profit organizations, corporations, universities, and high schools nationwide to teach LGBT History. The project will involve using the ONE Archives collection to research, develop and write content, pull images for the exhibitions and also help design the exhibitions.
Past exhibitions include Responses to AIDS, Notable LGBT’s in Television, Pioneers of the LGBT Movement, and Gay Parenting, to name a few. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and passion for LGBTQ history as well as strong writing skills. Candidate must be available for at least 10 hours a week for a minimum of a 12-week period (hours are flexible and can be adjusted based on the student’s schedule).
This is a non-paid internship. ONE will provide course credit. Please see www.onearchives.org for more information about ONE. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Jamie Scot, Project Manager at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives: firstname.lastname@example.org / 213-741-1893.
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives
Program Office Internship
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is currently seeking interns for the ONE Archives program office to assist with the development of several community projects, events, research projects and general running of the organization. The internship would provide the intern with a very hands on look into what goes into running a national non-profit organization.
Interns will be asked to assist with all educational, media, community and activist work such as FAIR Act implantation (the teaching of LGBT history in high schools), updating ONE’s Facebook and twitter page with relevant marketing material, helping to put together LGBT History presentations, assisting with press outreach and assembling marketing materials, researching components of various projects ONE is developing and/or participating in, helping to plan community events and appearances, and other general programming duties.
Candidate must be available for a minimum of 4 hours a week for a 12 week period, although 6-8 hours a week is preferred (hours are flexible and can be adjusted based on the student’s schedule). Please see www.onearchives.org for more information about ONE. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Jamie Scot, Project Manager at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, email@example.com, detailing their relevant experience and interest in the position.