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Apply now for paid media preservation internship

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Image courtesy of ʻUluʻulu

ʻUluʻulu: The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawaiʻi at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is accepting applications for the 2022 Roselani Media Preservation Internship, which now offers an increased stipend of $6,000.

During this remote internship that will take place from May through August for 10 consecutive weeks (30 hours per week), the intern will work virtually and side-by-side with experienced archivists and gain valuable experience in a moving image archive.

ʻUluʻulu is Hawaiʻi’s official state archive for moving images and is dedicated to the care, preservation, and digitization of film and videotape related to the history and culture of Hawaiʻi. ʻUluʻulu, in cooperation with the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, established the Roselani Media Preservation Internship.

Students applying to become the 2022 Roselani Intern must be committed to the preservation of our media history and enrolled in or a recent graduate of a moving image preservation or archival academic program.

Intern activities at ʻUluʻulu may include opportunities in:
• Cataloguing using media asset management software
• Processing and creating inventories of archival audiovisual materials
• Preservation activities, including cleaning and re-housing of audiovisual materials, and environmental monitoring
• Digitization of videotapes, documents, and photographs
• Social media information management

In addition, the 2022 Roselani Internship at ʻUluʻulu is a host site for the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Pathways Fellowship Program. AMIA Pathways Fellows may complete their internship at ʻUluʻulu if accepted into both programs.

Click here to learn more about the 2022 Roselani Media Preservation Internship. Applications are due March 15. The selection will be made by April 15.

For questions, contact quirante@hawaii.edu or 808-689-2742.