The following internship opportunities are currently available in the OSU Library.
For additional information, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.
The Edmon Low Library has an opening for an intern to work approximately 12 hours per week during the spring semester. Hours will be scheduled Monday-Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. Some special project hours may be available during the summer depending on schedule.
Employment as an intern is on a semester by semester basis. Continued employment is contingent on funding and performance. This position is not eligible for internship credit.
Under the supervision of the Acting Head of Special Collections & University Archives, the intern will use primary resources in SCUA to develop a physical and online exhibit on the creation and growth of the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) at OAMC and OSU from 1914 through the present day. Tasks will include (1) reviewing relevant materials identified by SCUA staff to determine where there are gaps in information needed to develop the 100-year picture of the CES; (2) working with the Acting Head to address any gaps that are identified; (3) developing an exhibition plan for the space identified for display of the physical exhibit including the preparation of texts and labels; (4) developing an exhibition plan for an online exhibit using appropriate software such as Prezi; (5) identifying appropriate oral history interviews that could be included through the use of QR codes and creating the audio files for them; (6) scanning any materials that need to be created digitally for use in either the physical or online exhibit and creating appropriate metadata, if needed; and (7) if time permits, preparing the actual physical exhibit. Note: We anticipate that the intern will require assistance from OOHRP staff to complete step 5.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to work on a PC. Should be able to design multiple concepts for project and be open to collaboration and feedback.
MUST BE ENROLLED AT LEAST PART-TIME (6 HOURS UNDERGRADUATE/ 4 HOURS GRADUATE). GRADUATE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THESIS HOURS WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED.
History (public history preferred)
Deadline: Application review will begin Jan. 7th and end Jan. 21st
For additional information about this job, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.