Plan II Honors Internship at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Plan II Honors offers an internhip program at the LBJ Library and Museum. This internship program will be active during the fall and spring semesters and would be a great opportunity for any student interested in history, government, politics, international affairs, domestic affairs, public policy, and education. The time commitment is 10 hours per week each semester. This internship opportunity is paid; the student selected will receive a $1500 stipend each semester sponsored by both the Plan II Honors Program and the LBJ Library and Museum. Note: to receive the stipend, the intern must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.
The 2013-2014 intern will be asked to work in the Archive Division and would assist with the development of the Library's website and social media, help with reference requests from the public, and provide support for our Reading Room operations. Some possible project examples include:
- assist with reference in the archival holdings
- perform systematic preservation in the archival holdings
- prepare finding aids to be posted on the Library’s web site
- edit databases to standardize entries for the web
- do research for web exhibits
- coursework in History or Government (a plus)
- demonstrated organizational skills
- demonstrated regular and punctual attendance at work and professional demeanor
- knowledge and interest in U.S. history (a plus)
- UTeach student or College of Education student (a plus)
TO APPLY – DEADLINE for 14-15 applictions TBA, spring 2014 - All applicants should provide the following:
- a one-page resume
- a letter from the applicant describing his/her interest and qualifications
- a letter of recommendation from a UT faculty member or someone who knows the candidate’s professional qualifications pertinent to this internship
ALL PLAN II/LBJ Internship positions are currently filled. We will recruit interns for the 2014-2015 academic year during the spring 2014 semester, check back here and keep an eye on Plan II News.
For more information, visit the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.