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25 October - Spring 2020 Program Department Internship Deadline

Tuesday, 08 October, 2019
Spring 2020 Program Department Internship - Deadline 25 October
 
Responsibilities
Interns will provide crucial assistance to SQCC’s conferences, events, and outreach activities. This internship offers a unique opportunity to participate in the organization’s core outreach mission.
 
Outreach
  • Assist in efforts to promote Omani culture through assisting with the design and implementation of public programming, teacher workshops, and other outreach activities
  • Photograph SQCC events for website and social media
  • Provide tours of SQCC's permanent exhibition space
  • Assist with the Arabic language program events and activities.
 
Research and writing
  • Conduct research for upcoming SQCC museum exhibitions, conferences, and special events
  • Write item descriptions, exhibition pamphlets, and conference guide materials
  • Catalog new additions to the SQCC permanent exhibition collection
  • Conduct research and write entries for the Indian Ocean in World History website (www.indianoceanhistory.org), a K-12 teacher resource
 
Required skills
  • Applicants should have strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills, as well as familiarity with the Arab World in general and Oman in particular 
  • Prior experience in research, event planning, and communications is preferred.
  • Basic photography skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is essential.
 
Desired skills
  • Familiarity with Oman
  • Photoshop skills preferred
  • Arabic language ability
  • General graphic design skills preferred
  
More information
  • The internship is based in Washington, D.C.
  • Interns will receive a stipend
  • Please note that candidates must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Applicants must be fluent English speakers
  • Undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates are eligible
  • Candidates with full-time availability are preferred, though part-time schedules will be considered
 
Important
  • SQCC is not responsible for arranging accommodations or facilitating visa applications for applicants
  • SQCC will contact only those candidates who are extended an interview
 
To apply
Applications are accepted and reviewed on an on-going basis. Deadline to apply for the Spring 2020 Internship (January—April 2020) is 25 October 2019.
 
Please send the following to jobs@sqcc.org with a subject line “Internship Application—Full Name.”
  • Cover letter, including availability
  • Resume
  • List of three references
  • Brief writing sample (no more than four pages, an excerpt is fine)
 
Please direct any questions about the SQCC internship to info@sqcc.org
 





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