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The University of Kansas is committed to hiring the applicant whose talents will blend with and enrich our organization and community in new ways. We seek applicants whose strengths, experiences and potential combine to support and achieve the mission of the Moore Reading Room. We expect employees to serve courteously, be lifelong learners, foster a collaborative atmosphere, and exhibit adaptability.

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The Religion in Kansas Project is hiring two undergraduate or graduate student interns for the 2021 spring, summer, and fall. The Religion in Kansas Project interns will be expected to perform research, conduct interviews, produce written and recorded materials, and create a podcast pertaining to the Religion in Kansas Project’s 2021 goals. The 2021 project will create a free, publicly available podcast exploring the faith and activism of Black churches in Northeast Kansas. This limited-series podcast will examine the ways Black churches are adapting due to necessary Covid-19 pandemic responses as well as participating in and supporting renewed racial justice activism. The intern will receive training in basic digital humanities, digital preservation concepts, and archival work. This is a temporary, part-time position starting Feburary 2021 and lasting through December 2021. The intern will conduct all work remotely. Hourly wage of $12/hr. 

The Religion in Kansas Project is a digital archive that collects resources documenting the historical and contemporary role of religion in the lives of Kansans, with an emphasis on making resources available online. This collection is housed by and made accessible through the Moore Reading Room, managed by the University of Kansas Department of Religious Studies, and through a website ( created to provide public access. 

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