Approximate Date of Posting: February 5, 2020
Position: Roselani Media Preservation Internship
Minimum Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled (full time or part time) in a moving image preservation or archival academic program; or must be accepted into such a program for the next
Location: University of Hawaii-O’hau Library First Floor 91-1001 Farrington Highway Kapolei, HI 96707
Company/Organization Ulu‘ulu Moving Image Archive
ʻUluʻulu: The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawaiʻi at the University of Hawaiʻi –
West Oʻahu, in cooperation with the Hawaii Community Foundation, has established the Roselani Media
Preservation Internship. ʻUluʻulu is Hawaiʻi’s official state archive for moving images dedicated to the
care, preservation, and digitization of film and videotape related to the history and culture of Hawaiʻi.
Beginning in 2020,We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA). This year, ‘Ulu‘ulu is a host site for AMIA’s Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Program. AMIA Fellows may complete their internship at ‘Ulu‘ulu if accepted into both programs.
Schedule/Hours: 200 hours
Time Frame: 6-8 consecutive weeks May – Sept,
Compensation $4,000 stipend.
The student selected as the 2020 Roselani Intern must be committed to the preservation of our media history and enrolled in a moving image or archival academic program. Working side-by-side with experienced archivists, the intern will gain practical experience in a moving image archive.
The purpose of the Roselani Internship is to give a student of merit who is committed to the preservation of our media history – which covers the political, cultural and historical landscape of these islands – the opportunity to acquire practical experience in a moving image archive.
Intern activities at ʻUluʻulu may include opportunities in:
- Cataloguing using media asset management software
- Processing and creating inventories of archival audiovisual materials
- Preservation activities including cleaning and re-housing of audiovisual materials, and environmental monitoring
- Digitization of videotapes, documents and photographs
- Social media information management
The applicant must submit
a. An internship application
b. An official sealed transcript from the applicant’s most recent academic program
c. A cover letter describing the applicant’s relevant experience and interest in an
internship at ʻUluʻulu
d. Two letters of recommendation
e. A current resume or CV
POC Janel Quirante, Head Archivist | firstname.lastname@example.org | (808) 689-2740
Deadline: March 15, 2020