WARA is accepting applications for WARC Library Fellow for the summer. This program is designed to encourage the next generation of Africana librarians and to assist in capacity building at the library of the West African Research Center (WARC) in Dakar, Senegal. The WARC Library Fellow will work with the WARC librarian on electronic cataloguing and use of electronic research databases and should have well-developed skills in these areas. Preference will be given to those who are fluent in or have a working knowledge of French.
This internship will provide round trip travel to Dakar and a stipend of $2500 to cover the cost of living for 6 to 8 weeks. This competition is open to US citizens who are enrolled in a graduate program in Library Science and who plan to pursue careers as Africana librarians. Priority will be given to those enrolled in graduate programs at HBCUs and to those who completed their undergraduate studies at an HBCU.
Application deadline is commonly in January or February- visit the funder website for the exact date.
Deadline: Check deadline
Stage of Study:
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen