EOL Project Title: MIT D-Lab Oral History: Telling the Stories of D-Lab International Community Partners
Term UROP is offered: Spring 2021
Compensation: Paid ($13.50/hr) or credit (Note: MIT undergraduate students who received their ELO guarantee in Fall 2020 or IAP 2021 are not eligible for financial compensation Spring 2021.)
Supervisor/Contact: Nancy Adams
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.
- 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.
MIT undergraduate students who did not receive their ELO guarantee in Fall 2020 or IAP 2021 are eligible for compensation under this project for Spring 2021 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. Credit may be available.
Apply (ideally by February 26, 2021)
Interested candidates should email Nancy Adams, MIT D-Lab Communications Officer describing their interest in the position and background.
Link to opportunity on Handshake - coming soon