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Research Assistant (Temporary), Department of History - Georgetown College
The Department of History at Georgetown University is a collegial community of undergraduate majors, graduate students, alumni, and more than 40 full-time faculty members. Our faculty is broadly international in its range of skills and interests and we are known as a leader in global, trans-regional, and comparative history; we bring equal dedication to our scholarship and our students, recognizing that the synergy between research and teaching is a source of excellence in both.
The Department is seeking to identify an Undergraduate Research Assistant (part-time) for a new community archiving initiative centered on U Street in Washington DC. The initial duties of the Research Assistant will be building a website, helping with event management including setting up an event app. Long term duties will include archival research in local DC libraries and archives; helping to build a digital archive.
Ideally, the candidate will be a sophomore or junior, as the project will continue for at least two years.
Interest in and exposure to history/digital humanities is required.
Coursework in history and/or computer science heavily preferred.
Sponsored Project Management
As part of the terms of the Humanities DC Vision Grant, this hire must be someone from the U street community
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