Graduate Internship Application Procedure
Interns work in the Office of Reference Services providing general support for Harry Ransom Center programs and services, which may include answering research queries, processing collections, conducting bibliographic searches, preserving collections, planning exhibitions, editorial work, database management, and website enhancement projects.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and at least one letter of recommendation before April 1, 2016.
Paper copies are not required, but letters should be signed. Letters of recommendation may be submitted separately from the applicant's cover letter and résumé before April 1.
Application materials may be submitted by the applicant or the recommender in any of the following ways.
By uploading electronic documents (MSWord or PDF files) below:
By sending email attachments (MSWord or PDF files) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By post to:
Rick Watson, Head of Reference Services
attn: Internship Program
Harry Ransom Center
P.O. Drawer 7219
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78713-7219
By campus mail to:
Harry Ransom Center, F1900
By hand delivery to the Reading and Viewing Room Receptionist, second floor, Harry Ransom Center.
By fax to 512-471-2899.
Additional questions about the internship program may be directed to Rick Watson, Head of Reference Services, at email@example.com.
Internship appointments for the academic year 2016–2017 will be announced May 1, 2016, and will be effective September 1, 2016–August 31, 2017.