News about GWonline: Internship and Work Opportunities

 

SILS Field Experience Internship

 

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

 

Opportunity for Work Study Undergraduates

 

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.

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We look for  students with a strong interest in historical research and developed communication skills as well as computer skills is preferred. He/she will have to work with Drupal, Zotero 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, decision-making ability, and may be expected to work responsibly with little or no direct supervision. Moderate experience and technical knowledge is necessary. The position offers the opportunity for long-term employment over at up to two 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: http://gwc.unc.edu/welcome
  • Work with the bibliographical Zotero database of the project
  • Support with the PR for the GWonline project on Facebook
  • Skills: Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress and Facebook is a plus, but not a necessity: training can be given.

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