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The Democracy Now! Archive internship program is structured for students and individuals interested in gaining hands on experience in the field of audio-visual archiving and preservation. Composed of over 70,000 media items, the archive contains books, photographs, artifacts and audio-visual materials such as field recordings, oral histories, interviews, and news footage from the 1980s to today. An integral part of daily operations and production of Democracy Now!, the archive is also used as a resource by researchers, filmmakers, artists and educators. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in media archives in a busy newsroom environment.
Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20 hour per week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media, education, fundraising, translation, archiving and IT in a non-profit setting. Find out more about the Internship Program.
Candidates may apply for only one internship per session. To apply, send a one-page resume, a cover letter and two work or academic references to archives-intern [at] democracynow [dot] org with “Archive Intern" as the subject line. In your cover letter, please address these questions:
Due to the volume of applications received, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. No mail submissions or phone calls please.
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