The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the Manhattan Project and Atomic Age and its legacy, is seeking a full-time intern for summer 2019 to work on a variety of exciting projects in Washington, DC.
AHF manages the website “Voices of the Manhattan Project,” featuring oral histories of Manhattan Project veterans. We are looking for an intern to help with interview transcription and editing, website maintenance, and publicity activities. Other projects include research and writing on the Manhattan Project, the Cold War, and nuclear issues today for our publications and website, adding historical documents to our online collection, and creating educational resources and lesson plans for teachers on our Atomic Heritage Foundation website.
The ideal candidate would have a strong interest in public policy and history; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; a willingness to accept significant responsibility; and high levels of energy, creativity, and imagination. We are looking for someone who can remain highly focused and enthusiastic in a small office setting. Experience with website editing, video editing, conducting historical primary source research, and Adobe Creative Suites is a plus.
The position pays $250/week, with the expectation the intern will work 40 hours per week. We are conveniently located on Farragut Square, a half-block from the Farragut North and Farragut West metro stations. Please note that the start and end dates are flexible.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, university-level transcripts, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages double-spaced) to Alexandra Levy, AHF’s Vice President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.