Event Coordinator Internship Application

Learn while giving back as an intern.

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.

    Job Description

    o Develop your event organizing skills while helping bring communities together, around the world o Assist in organizing our major events o For example, we put on an event celebrating ancient South Asian civilizations that brings together historically divided South Asian communities, includes children & adult activities and world-renown speakers & archaeologists o Another event we put on is a witness/survivors panel discussion, Voices of Partition. These are held around the world. o Arrange/organize flyer postings and online advertising o Arrange travel and logistics for guest speakers o Assist in organizing event sponsorships & other funding sources

    Job Requirements

    o Strong communication skills o Access to a computer and/or personal laptop o Previous marketing experience preferred but not required o Strong passion for preserving history and raising awareness of our stories

    Internship Time Period

    SIX MONTH POSITION: Intern needs to commit a minimum of 10 hours each week. Minimum 6 months commitment. TWO MONTH POSITION: Intern is expected to commit 30 hours a week for 8 weeks.

    Internship Expectations

    Interns are expected to develop ownership of their projects and encouraged to develop creative solutions. Intern must have a strong passion for and dedication to our mission and goals. Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as guaranteed references for successfully completing their internship term. This internship is unpaid but interns may apply for credit or funding through their college or university. Successful interns, at the end of their tenure, may be considered for any paid positions that are available. All interns will be working from our downtown Berkeley office.

    About You

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    Education

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    Details and Experience

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    IMPORTANT: Send your resume to internships@1947partitionarchive.org to be considered