LGBTQ Religious Archives Network - Summer Internship
LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (LGBTQ-RAN) is offering a three-month (June – August), part-time (10 hours a week), online internship to develop a long-term plan for the organization’s social media presence and outreach.
The responsibilities of the intern will be:
To gain familiarity with the various historical databases on the LGBTQ-RAN website and their contents;
To consult with LGBTQ-RAN staff and advisors and make recommendation for the social media platform(s) most relevant for LGBTQ-RAN’s needs;
To propose long-term plan for types and frequencies of postings to social media;
To schedule and set up social media postings for the next few months; and
To engage in other historical research projects as time and interests allow.
The intern will be trained and supervised by the LGBT-RAN Coordinator. The intern will participate in LGBTQ-RAN staff meetings held every 2-3 weeks. The intern will provide own office and equipment needed to carry out this work.
The intern will receive a stipend of $250 per month.
The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (www.lgbtqreligiousarchives.org) is an innovative venture in preserving history and encouraging scholarly study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) religious movements around the world. LGBTQ-RAN has a two-fold basic purpose.
First it assists LGBTQ religious leaders and groups in determining how best to preserve their records and papers in appropriate repositories. Secondly, LGBTQ-RAN provides an electronic information clearinghouse for these archival collections and other historical data— such as biographical profiles, oral histories and digital exhibitions—about LGBTQ religious history for the use of historians, researchers and other interested persons.
To apply for the internship, please send cover letter and resume detailing relevant education and experience by April 29, 2019 to: LGBTQ-RAN Coordinator Mark Bowman at firstname.lastname@example.org
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