Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Spring 2017, internship options, part 4: JEWISH WOMEN'S ARCHIVE

Interested in the history of Jewish women and public history?  Interested in the work of the Jewish Women's Archive but not able to do an internship in Boston because you are in Pittsburgh?
  No problem--now offering two long-distance internships:


Name of Organization: Jewish Women’s Archive
Name of Supervisor:  Mikki Pugh, Director of Programs and Education
Spring 2017 and/or Fall 2017, 1-2 credits
The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA) is a national nonprofit dedicated to making known the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America and beyond. Since it was founded in 1996, JWA has been a leader in the field of story collecting, becoming the largest repository of material about and voices of Jewish women, both celebrated and unheralded.
The JWA Oral History Intern will help organize, curate, and prepare first person testimonials (both audio and written) for inclusion in an upcoming exhibit about Jewish women’s involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement.
Interest in and knowledge about Jewish women’s history and story collecting; attention to detail; technologically savvy a plus.
Name of Organization: Jewish Women’s Archive
Name of Supervisor: Mikki Pugh, Director of Programs and Education
Spring 2017, 1-2 credits
This Week in History is a valuable historical resource presented by the Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA) that offers historical markers of important events in American Jewish women’s history. This May, the theme for Jewish American Heritage Month will be “Women and Leadership.” JWA is seeking an intern to help enhance the historical events throughout the year (but specifically in May) to create a robust collection of engaging, inspiring, and up-to-date, events in Jewish women’s history and leadership.Interest in Jewish women’s history; attention to detail; ability to conduct online and offline research
If you are interested in applying for these positions, please submit your current résumé and cover letter to JWA’s job application page at http://jwa.org/aboutjwa/jobs/apply.
For additional information, contact Dr. Rachel Kranson at Pitt. 
To set up credits, contact Dr. Ben Gordon. 

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