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Wed Nov 20 2013

Internships: Recovering Voices Spring Internship

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Nov-2013
From: Ruth Rouvier <rouvierrsi.edu>
Subject: Recovering Voices Spring Internship
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University or Organization: Smithsonian Institution
Department: Department of Anthropology
Web Address: http://anthropology.si.edu/recovering_voices/resources.htm

Type of Work: Development Of A Digital Map

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Voluntary
Internship Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Description:
This project will involve the development of a digital map reflecting the language diversity of visitors to the 2013 Folklife Festival. Project activities will center on databasing information collected from visitors during the festival, and development of a digital map reflecting these responses. The Intern will work with the RV program manager and members of the Museum’s IT department to develop this product. The internship is part-time, 10-20 hours/week.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be highly organized and have excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Student should have training in Linguistics, Anthropology or a related field. Must be computer-literate and comfortable working on PCs and Macs. Interest in or experience with GIS and web design are desired.

To apply:
Go to https://SOLAA.si.edu, select ‘internships’ and look for the program “Recovering Voices Internship Program” in the drop down list. Please provide a cover letter indication the internship(s) you would like to be considered for, your CV, and a school transcript (a PDF download is sufficient), as well as one letter of recommendation from a professor who can vouch for your work ethic and attention to detail.

Deadline:
Applications for this internship opportunity are due December 15, 2013.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Web Address for Applications: https://SOLAA.si.edu
Contact Information:
Ruth Rouvier
Email: rouvierrsi.edu
Phone: 202-633-5033

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