Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Internship at SARA

Thanks to the generous support of SARA Foundation, Inc., the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, a branch of the Arkansas History Commission, is seeking applicants for its summer intern position again this year.

Work Period: May 31, 2016-August 6, 2016.

Location: Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, 201 Highway 195 South, Washington, Arkansas 71862.

Duties: Processing and inventorying of archival collections and other duties as assigned. Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Work activities will be under the supervision of the Archival Manager.

Requirements: Ability to work with attention to detail and basic knowledge of archival processing. The applicant should have a college degree or a degree in progress in history or a related field and should be at least 18 years of age.

Compensation: $2,500 for the period of the internship paid in increments every two weeks by SARA Foundation, Inc. Housing and utilities are provided by Historic Washington State Park.

Send letter of application and resume plus references by April 9, 2016, to: Melissa Nesbitt, Archival Assistant, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, PO Box 134, Washington, AR 71862 or e-mail Phone: 870-983-2633; FAX: 870-983-2636.

The internship is funded by SARA Foundation, Inc. whose purpose is to promote the activities of the Arkansas History Commission by giving support to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives.