Intern, Digital Media: Local History
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POST DATE 8/1/2020
END DATE 8/18/2020
INTERN, DIGITAL MEDIA: LOCAL HISTORY (2 OPENINGS)
DEPARTMENT: DIGITAL MEDIA
SUPERVISOR: Senior Manager, Interactive
STATUS: Non-Exempt, Internship
DURATION: Approx. September 2020 - December 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 14, 2020
Local History interns work within WETA s Digital Media team to develop content for the Boundary Stones local history blog (http://blogs.weta.org/boundarystones). This blog includes articles, photos and video related to the history of Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia and the notable events, personalities and happenings that have shaped WETA s local community. Interns will assist in identifying, researching and writing content pieces for the website and making contacts with local history organizations and professionals. Interns may be required to make research trips to local libraries, archives and historical societies.
* Preferred major in History, Journalism or Museum Studies.
* Interest in local history and community.
* Excellent writing and research skills and careful attention to detail required.
* Knowledge of HTML and web blogging platforms a plus.
To be eligible, interns must be currently enrolled in a college or university or have graduated within 12 months from the beginning of the internship. Interns may receive academic credit for their internship if approved and arranged by their educational institution.
WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer. WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.