Digital Media Archive Graduate Intern, The Digital Media Archive in the Division of the Humanities

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Job Title: Digital Media Archive Graduate Intern

Job duties:

The Digital Media Archive in the Division of the Humanities is seeking a graduate student employee in linguistics, anthropology, ethnomusicology, South Asian studies, or related discipline for the position of Digital Media Archive Graduate Intern. Interns identify and catalog audio recordings of endangered languages for preservation purposes. Training will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity to hear native speakers of endangered languages and to learn about audio technology, metadata standards, and the inner workings of digital archives. For more information about the DMA, please see http://dma.uchicago.edu.

Fluency in multiple languages, familiarity with endangered languages as identified by UNESCO, familiarity with the Macintosh operating system, aptitude for attention to many small details, and ability to work independently are strongly preferred. Students with work-study awards will be given priority. Exceptional candidates without work-study awards will also be considered. To apply, please send a brief statement of interest and resume to mmacken@uchicago.edu.

Desired begin date: ASAP
End date: March 18, 2010, possibility of continuing into next quarter based on performance
Hrs/Wk: up to 10

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