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Internships

Fall 2021 Internship

The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (LGBTQ-RAN) is seeking a Multi-Media Content Development Intern for the fall of 2021. This will be a part-time position (10 hours a week) for 13 weeks in September, October and November. This online internship is intended for students or recent graduates seeking to develop skills in preserving and studying LGBTQ religious history.

The responsibilities of this internship will include:

  • Creating and assisting in the development of short historical presentations in a variety of formats--audio, video or text—for LGBTQ-RAN 20th anniversary campaign;
  • Assisting in the production of webinars on LGBTQ religious history as part of the campaign; and
  • Supporting social media and other publicity outreach for the campaign.

In addition, the intern will engage in other LGBTQ-RAN projects which could include researching and writing biographical profiles, conducting or transcribing oral history interviews and researching LGBTQ religious collections.

The intern will participate in LGBTQ-RAN staff meetings via videoconference every 2-3 weeks. The intern will provide their own office and equipment needed to carry out their work. The intern will receive a stipend of $1,200.

The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network is an innovative venture in preserving history and encouraging scholarly study of LGBTQ religious movements around the world. LGBTQ-RAN has a two-fold basic purpose. First it assists LGBTQ religious leaders and groups in determining how best to preserve their records and papers in appropriate repositories. Secondly, LGBTQ-RAN provides an electronic information clearinghouse for these archival collections and other historical data—such as biographical profiles, oral histories and digital exhibitions—about LGBTQ religious history for the use of historians, researchers and other interested persons.

To apply for an internship, please send cover letter and resume detailing relevant education and experience by August 20, 2021 to: LGBTQ-RAN Executive Director Mark Bowman at mark@lgbtqreligiousarchives.org

It is the policy of LGBTQ-RAN that it does not and shall not discriminate in regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, disability status, height, weight, veteran’s or citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, or on any other