The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Oral History Internship
The NHA has a collection of more than 350 oral histories recorded over the past six decades. They include life stories, personal refl ections, and insights on island life and events from year-round and seasonal residents The Oral History Intern will be involved in all aspects of the oral history program, including interviewing, transcribing, editing, cataloging, and exhibit preparation, focusing particularly on developing an oral history exhibit of immigrant interviews for the NHA's 2014 Diversity Festival in November.
The ideal candidate will have completed undergraduate or graduate coursework in oral history, have experience in best practices of oral history methodology and field work, and be a flexible, creative self-starter.
Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2500 for the ten-week period September 22-November 22, 2014. (Dates are somewhat flexible).
Please send resume and letter of interest by August 15.
Betsy Tyler, Obed Macy Research Chair
508-228-1894, ext. 306
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe Nantucket Historical Association has many jobs for volunteers
To fill out the GENERAL VOLUNTEER FORM, click here. (PDF file). Please fax it to us at 508-228-5618, drop off at 15 Broad Street, or mail to P.O. Box 1016 Nantucket, MA 02554.
The RESEARCH LIBRARY offers a booklet describing volunteer activities in detail. To view the volunteer booklet, please click here (PDF file). If you're interested, please fax or drop off the form to us, or send us an email.