Friday, March 30, 2018

Summer 2018 NEARA Internship

The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives is looking for summer interns!

Work Period:  280 hours between May 29, 2018 – August 24, 2018.

Location:  Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives | 11 Seventh St. | Powhatan, Arkansas 72458.

Duties:  Learn how to process, preserve, arrange, and describe archival materials using the Barney Sellers photograph collection.  Work schedule is flexible; business hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   Work activities will be under the supervision of the Archival Manager or Archival Assistant.

Requirements:  Ability to work with attention to detail and basic knowledge of research methods.  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 the Lawrence County Historical Society. College credit is available depending on your institution.

Send cover letter, résumé, and two references by April 7, 2018, to:
Meredith McFadden, Archival Manager by e-mail
For questions please call the office at:  870.878.6521.

The internship is sponsored by Lawrence County Historical Society to promote the activities of the Arkansas State Archives by giving support to the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives.

The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives in Powhatan, Arkansas, is a branch of The Arkansas State Archives, which is an agency of The Department of Arkansas Heritage.