LINGUIST List 30.825

Thu Feb 21 2019

Internships: Indigenous Language Summer Institute Program Assistant, The Language Conservancy

Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <>

Date: 20-Feb-2019
From: Katie Norman <>
Subject: Indigenous Language Summer Institute Program Assistant, The Language Conservancy
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University or Organization: The Language Conservancy
Department: Events
Type of Work: Event Assistance

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Language Documentation

Duration: 01-May-2019 to 01-Aug-2019
Internship Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: Summer 2019 Institute schedule: Keres Summer Institute: May 28- June 6, New Mexico State University Grants (Grants, NM) Lakota Summer Institute-South: End of May, Beginning of June, Oglala Lakota College (Kyle, SD) Crow Summer Institute June 3-21, Little Big Horn College (Crow Agency, MT) Lakota Summer Institute-North July 6-28, University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, ND) Omaha-Ponce Summer Institute July, Nebraska Indian Community College (Macy, NE) Several Rapid Word Collections – Dates and Locations TBA Housing stipend available for full time interns in Bloomington, IN; Travel, housing, and meals provided for interns working on location. Please send resume or CV, spring/summer availability and your preferred Institute(s) to

The Summer Institute intern will work closely with Language Conservancy staff, instructors, and local partners to plan and implement several Summer Institutes. Program Assistants will work with Language Conservancy and local staff to coordinate one or more Summer Language Institutes taking place between May and August 2019.

Applicants should be excellent communicators by phone and email as well as face to face. They should have a good grasp of Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite, and be willing to master Mailchimp, RegOnline, and additional computer-based programs as needed. Attention to detail and team or project management experience are required; Additional experience in media documentation (photo, audio, video), applied linguistics (recordings), teaching methodology, and program evaluation are a plus.

Each project requires pre- and post-Institute support from our Bloomington, Indiana offices or remotely. Those with immediate availability will be given special consideration. Work offered will vary according to organizational needs, applicant availability and skill sets.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:
Events Coordinator Katie Norman
Phone: 812-340-5287

Page Updated: 21-Feb-2019