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8588 / Gender Studies Archival Researcher
Nashville Public Library

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1
8-12
Unpaid Internship
0
9/9/2019
The Special Collections division of the Nashville Public Library seeks an intern to assist with research on new projects on gender studies, spanning topics in LGBTQ history and women's history. A qualified intern will assist staff with researching collections, developing materials, and planning future programming. The project may include assignments such as conducting research in archival collections and evaluating available sources; developing materials for an add-on module for civil-rights trainings; assisting with the collection of oral histories for a women's history project commemorating women's suffrage; and suggesting ideas for future programming based on research.

Unpaid part-time internship, 8-12 hours per week (minimum 100-150 hours) with weekday availability; otherwise flexible scheduling. Available for fall 2019.
Applicants should be students with an enthusiasm for history, gender studies and related subjects, with an interest in working with primary source historical materials. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with a diverse team are necessary. Knowledge of women's or LGBTQ issues and history, and familiarity with gender studies, is desirable. Ideal candidates exhibit creativity, resourcefulness, and the ability to work independently.

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Nashville
TN
Library Science
Internship
Part-Time
12
3.0000
Eligible to work WITHOUT employer visa sponsorship (i.e. U.S. Citizen/Perm. Resident)
May 2020
May 2022
Junior
English, History, Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology, Women's and Gender Studies, GCRT
2/19/2019
3/21/2019

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