Fields: African American, history, film, oral history, racial justice
Location: Chicago Illinois
Details and Requirements: The HistoryMakers is a growing and dynamic 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating an unprecedented national video oral history archival institution recording the stories of both well known and unsung African American HistoryMakers. The goal is to record at least 5000 oral history interviews and to expose this material to the public through strategic media, technology, academic and community partnerships. In June 2014, the nation’s foremost repository—the Library of Congress—announced that it will serve as the permanent repository of The HistoryMakers collection.
Full-time roles appropriate for entry-level: Digital Strategist; Video Oral History Processor (must have a background in African American, American, women’s, political, social history); Oral History Researcher; Executive & Personal Assistant; Logistics & Travel Coordinator. Some positions require residency in the City of Chicago.
Apply Here: http://www.thehistorymakers.org/careers