Wednesday, March 27, 2019

SARA Seeks Intern

What: SARA Summer Internship 2019
Where: Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, 201 Highway 195 S., Washington, AR
Deadline: Extended to April 7
Compensation: $2,500 plus housing and utilities

Wes Oliver, 2018 Intern at SARA
We are looking for an intern who pays attention to details and has basic knowledge of research methods. The deadline to this internship was extended to find the perfect intern!

We want an intern with a college degree or a degree in progress in history or a related field. The candidate also must be at least 18 years old.

Duties will include arranging, describing and preserving archival collections from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays from May 28 to Aug. 3. The intern will work under the supervision of the archival manager.

The internship lets students and recent graduates earn experience and get paid $2,500. Housing and utilities are provided by the Historic Washington State Park. The SARA Foundation, Inc., provided the compensation for the internship program.

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé and three letters of recommendation by April 7. Mail applications to:  Melissa Nesbitt, archival manager, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, PO Box 134, Washington, AR, 71862, or email documents to For more information, call the Archives at 870-983-2636.