Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
Title of Project: The Butterfly Project Pittsburgh
Name of Organization: The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
Name of Supervisor: Lauren Bairnsfather
Semester: Spring 2017 and Fall 2017, possible to intern in one or both semesters
Number of Credits: 2 Credits or 2 1-Credit positions each semester
The Butterfly Project is an international effort to commemorate the 1.5 million children killed in the Holocaust. The goal is to paint one butterfly for each child. The Project is based in San Diego, and each city that participates has put its own twist on the final product. The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh plans to paint between 1000 and 1800 butterflies, working with partners around the city. The intern will be involved in several aspects of the project. Responsibilities may include: Conducting research about children in the Holocaust and writing exhibition labels; communicating with partner organizations; participating in events as appropriate; contributing to the vision of the final exhibition, to open in Fall 2017.
To Apply: Contact Christina Sahovey, firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-939-7289.
Internship available for credit as JS 1900 (contact Dr. Ben Gordon) or RELGST 1900 (contact Dr. Rachel Kranson)