The Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) seeks three tribally affiliated
student interns for summer 2010 during the period of June 1 through July
31.  Interns will work at least 25 hours per week in the Center doing basic
archival and research work under the direction of Center staff.

The SNRC at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) houses the
papers and special collections of tribal individuals and organizations, the
world's largest archival collection of newspapers and other periodicals
published by tribal individuals and organizations, and the Dr. J. W. Wiggins
Collection of Native American Art, consisting more than 2,300 artworks, a
massive archive documenting the collection, and a reference library on
indigenous art of more than a thousand volumes.

The goal of the American Indian Student Internship Program is to provide
students an experiential learning environment in which to acquire an
understanding of the value of archives and the research potential of the
collections of the Center and to engage in academic research and practical
database building activities related to tribal culture, society, and
issues.  Interns will be expected to demonstrate the value of their
experience by either a summary report of work, finding aids for collections,
reports of research or other written work that may be shared with their home

To qualify for an internship, students must

Be tribally affiliated
Have completed at least 60 college hours Be in good standing at their home
institutions of higher learning

Applications should include

A copy of the student's academic transcript A reference or sponsor letter
from the head of the student's major department or from another relevant
academic official A statement of no more than one page expressing why the
intern experience would likely be beneficial to the student's academic or
career goals.

To assist the student in meeting expenses during the two-month tenure of the
internship, the Center offers

On-campus housing paid for by the Center ($1,000) 2,000 to defray other
living expenses.

Students interested in applying should send applications or inquiries by
e-mail to Daniel F. Littlefield at [log in to unmask]  or Robert E.
Sanderson at [log in to unmask] or by U. S. mail to SNRC, University
Plaza, Suite 500, University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204.  The SNRC must receive
applications by March 15, 2010.  The Center will select three applicants and
three alternates.  The Center staff will notify students of their decision
by April 1, 2010.

For information regarding UALR and its housing facilities, see For information on the SNRC and its work, see

Aimee Babcock-Ellis
Graduate Assistant
Nonprint Media Services Library
University of Maryland College Park
301-405-9236  fax 301-314-9419
(cell) 518-225-7127
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