Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Fall or Spring Internships available at Rauh Jewish Archives at Heinz History Center

Rauh Jewish Archives Internships
Fall 2013 or Spring 2014

 The Rauh Jewish Archives collects, preserves, and makes accessible materials related to Jewish life in western Pennsylvania.  The RJA is part of the Detre Library and Archives of the Heinz History Center.

Positions are open for interns who want the experience of working in an archives and learning what archivists do. The intern should be able to be on site at least six hours/week, with nine hours/week preferred. 

The internship offers hands-on involvement in archival activities, such as the following:
·         Research and writing
·         Digitization of documents and photographs and the creation of metadata
·         Assisting in the processing of a collection
·         Transcription of oral histories

A writing sample is required. 

To apply or for more information, contact:

Susan Melnick
Archivist, Rauh Jewish Archives


Academic credit through the Jewish Studies 1900 Internship can be arranged.
2 credits for 6 hours/week; 3 credits for 9 hour/week.  If interested in arranging academic credit, contact Jason von Ehrenkrook, JS Certificate Coordinator,  For more information on the JS 1900 Internship, see

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