*Internship Opportunity at Peace Corps

*50**th** Anniversary Digital Library Project*

Peace Corps is developing a digital library of historical materials to honor
its 50th Anniversary in 2011.  The digital library will include stories and
photos from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) as well as
agency-produced documents, photos and multimedia clips. The digital library
project, located in the Office of Communications, seeks an intern to assist

   - Reviewing incoming online submissions from RPCVs to ensure that they
   comply with our collection policy
   - Cataloging materials in all formats using the ContentDM administrative
   - Selecting and scanning materials for inclusion in the digital library
   (may involve some work on-site at the National Archives in College Park)
   - Outreach efforts to promote the digital library
   - End user training for agency staff
   - Development of project documentation, training guides, etc…

*Required Skills:*

   - Excellent written and oral communication skills
   - Conscientious and attentive to detail
   - Able to work independently with ongoing guidance and oversight
   - Understanding of cataloging principles and standard practices

*Additional Desired Skills:*

   - Interest in international development and the service-oriented mission
   of the Peace Corps
   - Some experience with archival research/archives policies and procedures

This is an unpaid internship, with flexible hours, available beginning
January 2009.  Peace Corps is located in downtown DC, convenient to the
Farragut metro stations (red, blue and orange lines).  Please note that you
will be required to complete a security background check and attend a brief
orientation by Peace Corps' Office of Safety and Security before beginning
the internship.

We would be happy to work with you to apply this experience toward
internship/practicum credit hours.
 Interested?  Please send a resume and cover letter to Stacia Clifton *
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From: Faget, Nancy <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 1:55 PM
Subject: [FAFLRT] Practicum at Peace Corps --- reply by 1 November
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Let me draw your attention to this unique opportunity.  Feel free to
contact Stacia for more information at:

Stacia Clifton
Peace Corps
Office of Communications
1111 20th St. NW., Washington, D.C. 20526
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