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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

MHS Press Editorial Assistant/Publishing Internship

The Minnesota Historical Society Press is looking to fill an Editorial Assistant/Publishing Intern position. It's a great opportunity for graduate students interested in the publishing field, history, or American studies to work directly with authors Dave Kenney and Thomas Saylor to conduct research for an upcoming "The 70's in Minnesota" book. Specifically, the student will conduct research on topics of gay rights, Minnesota economic and demographic data, and produce annotated primary and secondary sources lists. Application deadling: October 1, 2011 or until position is filled.

Title: Editorial Assistant/Publishing Intern
Department: Minnesota Historical Society Press/Borealis Books
Supervisor: Head of Minnesota Historical Society Press
Hours: 12-15 hours per week
Timeframe: Fall 2011 (September-December)
Status: Unpaid, a limited number of stipends are available to students from underrepresented communities
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and 3-5 page writing sample to jennifer.thao@mnhs.org. Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2011 or until position is filled.
MHS Editorial Intern.pdf for a full job description.