Ballet Hispanico Archives Internship

Ballet Hispanico Internships Available

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ARCHIVAL: Work on an archival project helping to catalogue the dynamic 40-year history of Ballet Hispanico and Founder Tina Ramirez. Interns will work in partnership with Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños at Hunter College (“Centro”), which will become the home for these items in the future. They also work with Coco Pelaez, original Ballet Hispanico Company member and niece of Tina Ramirez. The ideal candidate will have an interest in Dance, Latin Culture, Library Science and/or archiving. Attention to detail is essential. 15-20 hours per week

Immediate availability

WARDROBE/COSTUME: Interns work closely with the Wardrobe Supervisor, school personnel, and teaching artists. Responsibilities would include taking measurements, costume maintenance, performance dressing & quick changes. Interns will have the opportunity to work with production staff for performances in May and June. Experience and interest in dance a plus. Sewing Skills a must!

March-June. At least 10 hours per week.

Must be available within the hours of 3-5 pm on some weekdays, and on some Saturdays.

Additional hours during week of June 7, 2011.

To apply please send:

A cover letter describing of your career path and how it relates to being an intern at Ballet Hispanico.
Please also include the internship for which internship(s) you are applying.
A resume including administrative and relevant experience

Sent application to:

Ballet Hispanico Internship Program:

167 W. 89th St., New York, NY 10024;


Fax: (212) 362-3081

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
Room 503
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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