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Jobs and Internships


Researcher in Residence, Concordia University

The call for applicants for the 2019 researcher-in-residence is now open. See AboutScopeFundingEligibilityApplication and instructionsSelection criteria, and Deadline sections for more information.


The Archives of American Art

The Archives of American Art is seeking a part-time independent contractor to submit a proposal for an estimated 1,260-hour project to facilitate the transcription, audit/edit, and Drupal web presentation of legacy oral history interviews.

Please contact Jennifer Snyder at for the RFP documentation to submit a proposal/price. Proposals are due by 4:00pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The award will be based on best value. The goal is for the contractor to begin on or about August 20, 2018.


Director of Development, National Public Housing Museum

The Director of Development will be a member of the senior management team reporting to the Executive Director of the National Public Housing Museum.  The Director of Development is responsible for the leadership, direction, and management of the development functions of the Museum. Working with the Executive Director, other staff, and dedicated Board of Directors, Director of Development is responsible for building an effective team from available resources, planning and directing activities to meet annual operating budgets and the 14-million-dollar capital and endowment objective.


Public History Manager, Organization of American Historians

The Organization of American Historians seeks a full-time Public History Manager to direct all of its public history projects, which includes over 70 multi-year, consulting projects with the National Park Service and other public history agencies. This includes managing the existing projects and their cumulative budget of over $7 million, as well as cultivating new projects by publicizing OAH’s work in public history, making new contacts, and proposing ideas for collaboration to upper management.


Oral History Intern,  Hemophilia Federation of America

The Oral History Intern is responsible for supporting HFA’s efforts to inventory and catalog historical timeline materials donated to HFA by the bleeding disorders community. This includes assisting with the intake and archival of materials as well conducting interviews of community members and capturing the oral history narratives for historical archival. Success in this role requires a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, excellent communication and analytic skills and a high attention to detail.


Oral History Researcher, The HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers seeks to hire a full time Oral History Researcher to complete in-depth research for its video oral history interviews across a wide variety of occupations and fields (i.e. STEM, law, art, education, music, etc.).


Digital Scholarship Research Developer, The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR)

The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is seeking a full-time Digital Scholarship Research Developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include programming, analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, modifying, and maintaining computer programs in systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.


Audiovisual Project Coordinator, WiLS (Wisconsin Library Services) on behalf of the Recollection Wisconsin consortium

On behalf of the Recollection Wisconsin consortium, WiLS (Wisconsin Library Services) is seeking an Audiovisual Project Coordinator for a full time, limited term position through April 2020. The Audiovisual Project Coordinator will work with the Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager, other WiLS team members and project partners to carry out the NEH-funded project Listening to War: Digitizing Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Historiesand support other aspects of the Recollection Wisconsin DPLA Service Hub. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. View the full position description and application information.


Office Administrator, The West Virginia Humanities Council

The Office Administrator has full charge of the office, including receptionist duties, ordering supplies, management of the phone system, meeting and travel arrangements, maintenance of the mailing list and occasional major mailings, processing of payments and donations, data entry, and general l support for a small professional staff.


Oral History Program Assistant, Stanford Historical Society

Please apply directly at: This is a fixed-term position funded through Aug. 31, 2021. The Stanford Historical Society (SHS) is a member-supported, volunteer organization affiliated administratively with the Stanford University Libraries. The SHS Oral History Program (OHP) captures diverse aspects of Stanford’s transformative post-WWII history through interviews with faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and others who have contributed to, and will continue to shape, the university’s evolution. The SHS Oral History Program Assistant works under the supervision of the SHS Oral History Program Manager. The Program Assistant also interfaces with the SHS Administrative Officer, members of the library staff, and program volunteers and interviewees on a regular basis to ensure program success.


Oral History Project Archivist, Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society seeks an Oral History Project Archivist to process and describe a new oral history collection of roughly 50 interviews. Reporting to the Managing Director of Library & Archives and working closely with the Oral Historian, the successful candidate will be responsible for processing and describing the Muslims in Brooklyn oral history collection according to established project procedures and best practices for in-house and online access.


Editorial Lead, Archival Storytelling, The New York Times

They are seeking an imaginative editor to develop and manage a team devoted to archival storytelling. This editor should be passionate about history and should have experience collaborating with a cross-functional team of photo editors, digital designers, writers and social media editors. The editor will also assign stories, manage staff resources, appear at Times events and do external outreach to bring visibility to this project and to explore editorial partnerships. The ideal candidate will have five years of experience as an editor for a general consumer publication, will have visual aptitude and a familiarity with 20th century history. The editor should also be a story diagnostician not afraid to get their hands wet.


Seeking oral history interviewer for short term interview project (online)

Seeking an oral historian for Jewish family history project. $15 CND/hourly rate. conversation will be recorded. estimated 2.5 – 5 hours total, done in segments depending upon schedule. Oral history students welcome. Must be skilled at attentive listening, background in Jewish history helpful. Conversation will mostly be guided by the interviewee. Confidentiality of privacy must be guaranteed and interview conversation will be copyrighted to the interviewee. For more information please contact Lily at






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