MIT D-Lab Oral History: Telling the Stories of D-Lab International Community Partners

EOL Project Title: MIT D-Lab Oral History: Telling the Stories of D-Lab International Community Partners

Term UROP is offered: Fall 2020

Compensation: Paid ($13.50/hr) or credit

Location: Remote

Supervisor/Contact: Nancy Adams


Project Description

Working with MIT D-Lab's communications lead, the intern will design an oral history project focused on the experiences of three to five D-Lab international community partner organizations.

The student will conduct, record, transcribe and edit interviews. The final format of the work may be in one or more of multiple formats - written, audio, and video.

Prerequisites

  • A strong interest in learning more about MIT D-Lab's mission to work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global poverty challenges.
  • Experience with D-Lab as a student or UROP useful but not required.
  • Strong writing and interviewing skills - classes or experience in journalism or narrative writing a plus.
  • Candidate should be both detail-oriented and personable.

Compensation

This is a paid opportunity at $13.50/hour with an expectation that the student will spend between 80-140 hours on the project over the course of the semester.

Apply by September 18, 2020

Interested candidates should email Nancy Adams, MIT D-Lab Communications Officer with the subject line “D-Lab Impact Intern.”


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