April 13, 2022
American Center of Research is pleased to invite applications for remote and in-person internships for summer 2022. To apply, please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying which of the roles below you are interested in and with “Summer Internship” as the subject line. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2022; it is suggested that candidates submit their materials before this date. We regret that, due to the high volume of inquiries we receive, we may be unable to respond to every one. We also regret that, due to the high number of applications we receive for each position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. However, you should receive an automatic reply to your application submission by email, which serves as confirmation of receipt.
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Branding and Digital Communications Assistant | Remote and/or in-person (8–30 hours/week for 8 weeks, May–July [dependent on applicant interest])
American Center of Research wants to ensure that its brand remains recognizable, consistent, up to date, and exciting to their audience. The intern will work closely with the communications team to develop and adapt a brand strategy, promote brand growth and expansion, and implement the brand plan. While adapting the brand strategy, the intern will also assist in creating and executing marketing programs and campaigns. By the end of the internship, the intern will provide a brand identity for all marketing content and ensure it is in line with overall brand positioning and voice.
Research Assistant in History & Archaeology | Remote or in-person (8–30 hours/week for 8–10 weeks [dependent on applicant interest])
The intern is expected to assist with research and draft text for the Jordan timeline project. They will do library-based research, explore digital models for an archaeological/historical timeline, write short- to medium-length texts, and explore the American Center’s digital archive for relevant images. The ideal candidate will be interested in archaeological/historical research, possess good English reading and writing skills, and have the ability to work with different departments within the organization. Knowledge of Jordanian and/or Middle Eastern archaeology and history is highly valued. Knowledge of Arabic is a plus!
Library and Archives Assistant | In-person in Amman, Jordan (8–10 hours/week for 8 weeks)
This internship involves completing various daily library tasks, including pulling and shelving books and journals, labeling newly cataloged books, and other assignments as need arises. These might include digitization as part of a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education, rehousing slides, and creating descriptions/metadata.
Please note this internship is in person only.
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