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HBCUI Intern
Ref No.: 21-00190
Location: Anniston, Alabama
Position Type:Internship
Start Date: 05/23/2022
Pay Rate : $ 15.00 /Hour
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
HBCUI (Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship) Greening Youth Foundation U.S. National Park Service HBCUI 2022

POSITION OVERVIEW
Position Title HBCUI Intern
NPS Unit Name Freedom Riders National Monument
Position Dates May 16, 2022
Position Description The Research and Cultural Resource Intern will be responsible for outreach in the community that will directly contribute to the planning and development of the restoration project for theAnniston Greyhound Bus Depot. As well as gathering information for interpretive programming of culturally significant resources.
Learning Goal Because of the extensive research and in-depth diving that will be done in this position, the intern will learn a lot about the resource itself. The intern will be able to strengthen their communication skills and their ability and comfort with community outreach. There are a lot of opportunities for growth in this position as interns will connect with living Freedom Riders,learn to film, caption and edit footage and recordings, learn about 508 compliance and learn to create content to share on the FRRI website and Facebook page.
Qualifications -Strong communication- Ability to communicate professionally on the phone, through email and in person. -Active listening- Ability to listen and react appropriately to aid in the guidance of interview questions and responses with the collection of oral histories. -Research skills-Ability to spend hours reading through materials, contacting people, searching the internet, etc.-Time Management- Ability to use time appropriately and to manage time to accomplish tasks and provide deliverables related to tasks. -Computer skills-internet searches, Microsoft OfficeSuite for email and teams, as well as Word and Excel for organizing content and sharing information.

Participants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent legal resident ( "green-card-holder) and currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. degree program at an accredited institution of higher education during the summer internship.
Additional qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled or recent graduate of an accredited HBCU institution
  • Must be between 16 and 30years of age
  • Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national
  • Must be able to pass a federal background check
  • Must be fully vaccinated
Work Environment Interns work environments will be split between time in the office, on the phone or searching the internet, being out in the community connecting with people, collecting oral histories and site significant photos and articles, and traveling to other cities to search through archives..
Vehicle/License Requirement A personal vehicle is not needed.
Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation is at a rate of $15.00 per hour, 40 hours per week.
  • Mandatory attendance in the all-expense-paid Leadership & Careers Workshop
  • Make a difference in your local community and beyond
Application Instructions Interested students should apply directly to this position via the SERVE job portal at www.serve.gyfoundation.org . Resumes and cover letters are required to apply. Please combine as one PDF document and upload file to the SERVE portal.
  • Use the link to apply to the selected position
  • First-time applicants must create a profile on JobDiva
  • Upload resume and cover letter as a PDF file
  • The file name should include your first and last name or initials
    • Examples: FI. Lastname-resume.pdf, Firstname Lastname resume.pdf, or Firstname L.pdf