Archival Intern for the Transfer/Veteran Program

Position Description

The Transfer/Veteran Program in the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access & Opportunity works with all transfer and veteran students as they navigate academic and social life at the university. This summer, the archival intern will work with the associate director for transfer programs to research the history of transfer and veteran students at Princeton. The intern will help identify relevant archival collections in the university archives and take the lead in reading the materials and taking notes in collaboration with the associate director. As the research develops, the intern will have the ability to help curate a potential exhibit, write a report/brief about the history of the transfer and veteran student communities, and/or develop oral history interview questions for outreach to alumni.

 

Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.

 

Internship Position

Archival Intern for the Transfer/Veteran Program

 

Maximum Number of Positions

1

 

Supervising Mentor

Dr. Jordan Reed, Associate Director for Transfer Program 

 

Skills You Will Need to Begin This Position

  • Research 
  • Attention to Detail 
  • Understanding of Library Databases 
  • Note Taking Capabilities 
  • Desire to Communicate Findings

 

Skills You Will Develop

  • Historical Research 
  • Deeper Understanding of Higher Education 
  • Communicating Historical Narratives 

 

Careers Related to This Internship

  • Librarianship 
  • Graduate Study in the Humanities 
  • Writing 
  • Journalism 

 

Eligibility

  • This internship welcomes all eligible applicants, including RISE and Mountainview Community students.

 

Materials Needed to Apply

  1. Resume/CV
  2. In a brief cover letter, please describe what draws you to the Archival Intern for Transfer/Veteran Program position and what you would hope to get out of the experience.
  3. Candidates selected as finalists should be available for a brief conversation via Zoom.

 

Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.

 

Contact Information 

Should you have questions or concerns about this internship, please reach out to Dr. Jordan Reed