[Aaus-list] Fw: Remote / Virtual Internship -- Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University

Chernetsky, Vitaly A vchernetsky at ku.edu
Tue Jan 16 22:18:04 EST 2018

?Dear Colleagues,

FYI. Please note that Ukrainian is one of the languages featured.



Vitaly Chernetsky
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Director, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
tel. (785) 864-2359
vchernetsky at ku.edu
From: Brandon R Burke <brburke at STANFORD.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:01 PM
Subject: Remote / Virtual Internship -- Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University


The Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University seeks qualified SLAVIC, TURKIC, AND RELATED language students to audition and describe digitized recordings from its Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcast collection [https://www.hoover.org/library-archives/collections/radio-free-europeradio-liberty-records].

Under the direction of professional archivists, contributors will have the opportunity to gain career-relevant experience while contributing to the work of the institution. The program has been designed to provide practical experience to graduate students - students are encouraged to apply work on this project to capstone projects or independent study courses - however recent graduates, undergraduates demonstrating exceptional skill and volunteers unaffiliated with academic programs are welcome to apply.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Contribute to the organization and access to historical broadcasts in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection by generating brief (2-5 sentence) English-language descriptions of digitized sound recordings. Travel not required; all work can be performed remotely. Training provided by Hoover.

LANGUAGES INCLUDE: Armenian, Azeri, Belarusian, Czech, Dari, Estonian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Pashto, Romanian, Slovak, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek


- Demonstrated experience in project-appropriate language(s)

- Coursework or recent completion of a degree in language, history or related subject specialty

- Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, act with initiative and good

- Experience using spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, etc.)


- Knowledge of archival descriptive standards such as DACS

- Knowledge of transcription standards such as ALA-LC

For more information see: http://www.hoover.org/news/hoover-announces-radio-free-europe-radio-liberty-historical-recording-description-project

<http://www.hoover.org/news/hoover-announces-radio-free-europe-radio-liberty-historical-recording-description-project>To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing interest in the position, applicable qualifications, statement of availability, a resume, and three references to brburke at stanford.edu.

Brandon Burke
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6010
mobile: 415.308.1627
email: brburke at stanford.edu

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