The 1947 Partition Archive is now accepting applications for our internships program. We seek bright and enthusiastic interns interested in gaining field experience. We currently have positions available in several fields, one of which is listed below. Applicants should be serious, highly motivated and have the necessary experience as listed below. Interns will be paired with an experienced mentor in their area of concentration.
At present, we only offer unpaid volunteer internships, intended for the applicant to gain field experience. Interns are encouraged to seek course credit through their colleges or universities.
Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as a guaranteed reference. References will only be provided to those who satisfactorily complete their internship term. Experience or knowledge in South Asian studies is not necessary, however we do require some task specific experience for certain positions.
o Learn advanced editorial skills for publishing sensitive content, especially witness narrativeso Copy-edit and curate incredible life stories for publishingo Assist in developing strategic program for publishing to digital media sites
TWO MONTH POSITION: Intern needs to commit 30 hours a week, for 8 weeks.
Interns may apply for academic credit or funding through their college or university.
All interns will be working remotely, but one or two positions are open in person, at our Berkeley office. Please indicate your preference between remote work or in-office.