Archie Motley Archival Internship Program

The BMRC’s Archie Motley Archival Internship Program was launched in January 2016. The mission of the Archie Motley Archival Internship Program is to develop and create meaningful and educational internship opportunities for upper-undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates in the field of cultural heritage management. The Archie Motley Archival Internship Program provides stipends to students of color to provide practical employment experience as a cultural heritage professionals working in BMRC member institutions.

Summer 2019 Internship Program

AMAIP intern Aaliyah Muhammad processed African newspapers at the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University.

Aaliyah Muhammad - Undergraduate student, Anthropology, University of Chicago

Summer 2018 Internship Program

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AMAIP intern Donna Edgar processed the Rachel Eubanks Collection at Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago.

Donna Edgar - Master of Library and Information Science, Dominican University

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AMAIP intern Christopher Johnson processed the Chicago Reporter (periodical) Records at the Chicago History Museum.

Christopher Johnson - Undergraduate student, History and Statistics, University of Chicago

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AMAIP intern Olamide Ogunbambo processed the Progressive Community Church Papers at Illinois Institute of Technology University Archives and Special Collections.

Olamide Ogunbambo - Undergraduate student, Political Science, University of Chicago

Summer 2017 Internship Program

AMAIP Interns Naylor and Chambliss Summer 2017

AMAIP intern Megan Naylor (l) worked with former BMRC fellow Dr. Melanie Chambliss (r) to process the Carol Moseley Braun Collection at the Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University.

Megan Naylor - Undergraduate student, History/Pre-law, University of Chicago

Summer 2016 Internship Program

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AMAIP interns Sabine Nau (standing) and Arielle Brotherson (seated) work on Color Curtain Processing Project corrections to collections at the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, Woodson Regional Library, Chicago Public Library.

Sabine Nau - Undergraduate student, Public Policy and Political Science, University of Chicago

Ariella Brotherson - Undergraduate student, Visual Arts, University of Chicago

AMAIP Intern Malone Summer 2016

AMAIP intern Olivia Malone (l) with Esmeralda Kale, George & Mary LeCron Foster Curator of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University. Olivia worked on processing African newspapers that documented 1960s national independence movements in African countries.

Olivia Malone - Undergraduate student, Computer Science, University of Chicago

Spring 2016 Internship Program

AMAI Interns Spring 2016

AMAIP interns, Kellee Warren (l) and Alexandra McGee (r) processing The Provident Hospital Collection at Chicago State University Archives and Special Collections, 2016.

Kellee Warren - Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Alexandra McGee - Undergraduate student, History and Art History, DePaul University.