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Native Student Positions: Public History Project

Students, please see this note below regarding open positions with the Public History Project conducting oral history research with Native communities. Please reach out directly to the Public History Project with any questions or to apply.

"The UW Madison Public History Project is looking to hire graduate student PAs and undergraduate hourly workers to join the UW-Madison History Corp for the summer 2020 (with an opportunity for extension into fall and beyond). The work largely consists of independent research in the UW Archives and the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives researching the history of the University and conducting oral history interviews with faculty, staff, alumni, and students.

"We will be looking at exclusion and discrimination on campus broadly, across the entire history of the university. Because of this, there are many time periods, social groups, political issues, movements, resistance efforts to research starting in the 19th century and continuing up to the present. Students could also assist in writing exhibit text and helping with web development, if interested.

"Students don’t need to be history majors! We are looking for people who are passionate about this project and who can help us shape the work. We are looking for students with a vision for how this project could change campus climate and how it could continue a difficult conversation about the university’s past. If students are interested, please have them email publichistoryproject@wisc.edu. If you would like more information on the project, visit our website."