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New Roots/Nuevas Raíces Latino Oral History Project Positions

Now Hiring!

Graduate Student Assistant : This position involves working with a team of ISA staff and community partners to create and archive oral history and video interviews, public meeting minutes, photos, and other documentary materials from ISA’s Building Integrated Communities program (BIC) and other ISA programs.
This is position begins immediately. 15-20 hours/week. The position is based at the Institute for the Study of the Americas and has the option to work up to 50% of weekly hours remotely. Occasional travel (4 trips to NC locales/year) is expected.



Join our team! Get valuable professional experience relevant to communications and multimedia work, website development, or copy-editing, writing, and publishing. Take on themed projects that connect to your interests and abilities.

This position is offered as an unpaid internship for professional experience. A 10-25 hour per week commitment is expected. Interns may work in the ISA office suite or remotely, depending on the requirements of the position.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter detailing which internship is the best fit for you and why you would be the ideal candidate to Hannah Gill. Open until filled, apply immediately for priority consideration.

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Graduate Assistant Student - Community Documentarian Program

Graduate Assistant Student - Community Documentarian Program
The Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) is hiring a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student to support its Community Documentarian and New Roots Programs, public history initiatives that document the narratives of North Carolina’s community leaders and explore Latin American and Caribbean heritage.
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