Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Summer Internship at SARA

Summer Internship 2017
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
Washington, Arkansas
A branch of The Arkansas State Archives,
An agency of The Department of Arkansas Heritage

Work Period: May 30, 2017 – August 5, 2017.

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

Duties: Arrangement and description 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 by SARA Foundation, Inc. Housing and utilities are provided by Historic Washington State Park.

Send cover letter, résumé, and three references by February 18, 2017, to:
Melissa Nesbitt, Archival Manager, 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 State Archives by giving support to the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives.