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Assistantships for Graduate Students Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 11:53:53 -0400 ----------------------------------------------------- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Dorot Foundation Summer Research Assistantships for Graduate Students The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies supports scholarship in the field of Holocaust studies; promotes the growth of Holocaust studies at American universities and the development of strong relationships between American and foreign scholars of the Holocaust; and seeks to ensure the ongoing training of future generations of scholars specializing in the Holocaust. The Center is accepting applications for graduate student summer research assistantships. Full-time research assistants will work with the Center's scholars and program directors on one of four special projects: 1) Translating and editing German entries into English for the Center's Encyclopedia of Nazi Camps, Ghettos and other internment sites (fluent German and English required); 2) Identifying and researching Hebrew and Yiddish sources for the Center's Encyclopedia of Nazi Camps, Ghettos and other internment sites (fluent Hebrew and Yiddish required); 3) Preparing an English finding aid for Polish sources in the Ringelblum Archive (fluent Polish required); 4) Surveying Holocaust- related Jewish collections in U.S. archives, libraries, and other repositories. Each assistantship will last for approximately two to three months (June, July, August 2003). The stipend will be approximately $2,000/month. The Center will provide one roundtrip airline ticket to and from Washington, D.C for travel within the United States. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or admitted to a graduate degree program at a U.S. university. The Center will not provide visa assistance for non-U.S. citizens. Application Procedure Please send your resume, one letter of recommendation that speaks to your qualifications for one of the projects enumerated above, and a personal statement of no more than two pages in length. Your statement must specify which assistantship you are applying for and explain the significance of the position to your professional and/or academic goals. Application materials must be received by April 18, 2003. All applicants will be notified of the selection results by May 1, 2003. Questions regarding the assistantships and all application materials should be directed to: Dr. Wendy Lower, Director Visiting Scholars Program Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW 20024 fax: 202 479 9726 tel: 202 314 0378 email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Center's Summer Research Assistantships Program has been made possible through the generosity of The Dorot Foundation. -- H-MUSEUM H-Net Network for Museum Professionals E -Mail: email@example.com WWW: http://www.h-museum.net