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Internship at Northern Arizona University

From: Laine Sutherland <laine.sutherland>
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2001
Archival Internship
Northern Arizona University
Summer 2001
($3,000 total salary for ten weeks' work)

The Cline Library, Special Collections and Archives Department
invites applications for:  The Elizabeth M. and P.T. Reilly
Internship.  The preferred candidate will be a graduate student in
history or information science working toward a career in archives
management or a Native American tribal member engaged in archival

Summer 2001:  SCA is interested, over the next several years, in
building and disseminating a collection of materials concerning the
historic and contemporary role of fire on the Colorado Plateau,
including such topics as economic impact, forest management,
national and local policy formulation, ecological consequences, and
the social history of fire crews.

This internship will offer the opportunity to gain practical
experience in the following areas:

    *   identification and acquisition of primary research materials
    *   collection of oral histories
    *   development of public outreach products (lecture series,
        exhibit storyline)
    *   arrangement and description of manuscript and photograph

The Reilly intern will be expected to work 40 hours per week for 10
weeks, preferably from June 5 to August 8, 2001.  Dates are
reasonably negotiable.  Some flexibility of work hours.

Stipend:  $3,000 (no benefits included) to be paid bi-weekly.
On-campus housing will be available ($300 for 10 weeks).  The
successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Flagstaff,
Arizona for ten weeks and underwrite his or her own food, lodging,
travel, and transportation to work.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

    *   ability to work as part of a team

    *   strong oral and written communication skills

    *   basic word processing and Internet searching skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Preferred:

    *   knowledge of the history of the Colorado Plateau

Application Deadline:  Applications will be reviewed beginning on
April 1, 2001.  Send a letter of application addressing your
qualifications, a resume or vita, a copy of a current transcript
(students) or a letter of support from the sponsoring governmental
body (tribal members), and names and addresses of three references

    Karen J. Underhill
    Head, Special Collections and Archives Dept.
    NAU Cline Library
    Box 6022
    Flagstaff, AZ  86011-6022
    Fax: 520-523-3770
    karen.underhill [at] nau__edu

Special Notice:  A criminal and/or financial background
investigation will be performed prior to an employment offer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:42
                 Distributed: Monday, February 5, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-42-016
Received on Thursday, 1 February, 2001

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