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GWonline SILS Field Experience Internship

 

We will accept one new SILS Field Experience Intern in 2018-19! Apply now!

Students of the UNC Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) have the opportunity of an SILS Field Experience Internship in the GWonline project. The will be introduced to all aspects of the work of this Digital Humanities project.

The SILS Field Experience Program enables students to meet personal learning objectives and to gain 135 hours of professional experience in an information organization while receiving 3 hours of class credit.  

Students are mentored by both a supervising professional in the organization (site supervisor, in our case the project director of GWonline, Prof. Dr. Karen Hagemann ) and a full time SILS instructor (faculty supervisor), as well as be engaged in a course seminar. 

SILS graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this program.  The Field Experience Program is intended for SILS students who have completed their junior year (undergraduates) or at least 18 credit hours toward their MSLS or MSIS (graduate students). 

For more go to the website of the SILS Field Experience Internship Program.

 

Questions  about the SILS Field Experience Program should be directed to:

Tiffany Harris
Field Experience Program Coordinator
Email: fieldexperience@ils.unc.edu

Dr. Lori Haight
Career Services Coordinator
Email: lhaight@email.unc.edu

 

Questions about the possibility of an SILS Field Experience Program internship at the GWonline project should be directed to:

Dr. Karen Hagemann
James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of History
Hamilton Hall, CB # 3195
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3195 
Email: hagemann@unc.edu

 

Work Opportunity for Work Study Undergraduates

 

We will hire up to two  new Work Study Undergraduates in 2018-19! Apply now!

UNC Chapel undergraduate students in Communications Studies, History, Peace, War & Defense, Political Science and other Humanities and Sociel Sciences have the opportunity to work for GWonline as a research assistant if they are approved as a work study.

Job Discription: Project and Reserach Assistant

We are looking for a project and research assistant who is helping us with the research for new entries, the uploading and editing of the information on GWonline and the PR of the project with social media, especially Facebook. The student will work with the project director Prof. Karen Hagemann, the graduate coordinator and the other work studies. He/she will have to work with Drupal, Zotero, Adobe Photoshop, and Facebook. In addition he/she will have to work with library research tools like Historical Abstract and WorldCat and the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). The student employee must readily demonstrate the use of independent judgment and decision-making ability. Moderate research experience and computer skills are necessary, but we also offer continuous training on the job. The position offers the opportunity for long-term employment over at up to 2-3 years and an extensive development of different research and IT skills.

The duties may include:

  • Research for and regular update of the bibliographical database of the GWonline project,
  • Work with the bibliographical Zotero and Drupal database of the project
  • Support with the PR for the GWonline project on Facebook

Job Discription: Project and IT Assistant

We are looking for a project assistant and IT assistant with developed computer skills who knows Drupal and HTML well. The student will work with the project director Prof. Karen Hagemann and the graduate coordinator on the development and update of the GWonline website. A student with interest in humanities research and developed computer skills is preferred. He/she will have to work with Drupal, HTML and  Zotero. The position offers the opportunity for long-term employment over at up to 2-3 years.

 

Internship Opportunity for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

 

UNC Chapel undergraduate students in Communications Studies, History, Peace, War & Defense, Political Science and other Humanities and Sociel Sciences and graduate Students in History. and  SILS have also the opportunity to intern for GWonline as a research assistant.

The work is similar to the tasks of work study assistants or SILS intern. The amount of hours is open to negotiations. The schedule is flexible. Unfortunately, we have currently no funding to pay for internships.

 

Questions about the possibility to work as a work study for the GWonline project should be directed to:

Dr. Karen Hagemann
James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of History
Hamilton Hall, CB # 3195
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3195 
Email: hagemann@unc.edu