Friday, March 30, 2018

Summer 2018 SARA Internship

The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives is looking for summer interns!

Work Period:  May 29, 2018 – August 4, 2018.

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

Duties:  Arrange, describe, and preserve 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 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 SARA Foundation, Inc.  Housing and utilities are provided by Historic Washington State Park.

Send cover letter, résumé, and three letters of recommendation by April 7, 2018, 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.

The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives in Washington, Arkansas, is a branch of The Arkansas State Archives, which is a division of The Department of Arkansas Heritage.