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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

The Plan II Honors Program and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum are proud to announce a new internship opportunity for Plan II students.

This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in history, government, politics, international and/or domestic affairs, public policy, and education.

Posted: November 2, 2010
The LBJ Library and Museum at the University of Texas at Austin

The LBJ Library and Museum at the University of Texas at Austin

 Plan II Honors Program Internship at the LBJ Library

The Plan II Honors Program and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum are proud to announce the start of a new internship program for Plan II students.  This internship program would be a great opportunity for any student interested in history, government, politics, international affairs, domestic affairs, public policy, and education. 

The intern may be asked to work in any or all of the following areas:

Education

  • conduct document and audio-visual research on specified topics to supplement distance learning curriculum, aligning with Texas and national social studies standards
  • conduct document and audio-visual research on specified topics relating to revised museum exhibit, aligning with Texas and national social studies standards

Archives

  • 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

The application cycle for the spring 2011 semester has ended.  Applications for 2011/2012 will be accepted in the spring semester. 

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

The time commitment is 10 hours per week for the spring 2011 semester. This internship opportunity is paid; the student selected will receive a $1500 stipend.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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)

See other Plan II Honors internship and civic engagement opportunities.

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