Project Code: STATE-USA-PA-36
|Project Title||Research the history of U.S. relations with Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Project Summary||Research and analyze the history of U.S. relations with Sub-Saharan Africa.|
|Country/Region of Focus||Africa|
|Agency||Department of State|
|Number of Interns||3|
The Office of the Historian provides historical analysis to Department of State employees in Washington and overseas based on the current policy needs of the Department. The VSFS student in this position will execute both short- and long-term projects on the history of U.S. relations with countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This will include research in primary documents, building timelines of U.S. relations with specific countries, creating topical reading lists of secondary literature, and other tasks as assigned. In your application, please describe your experience with primary source research.
Familiarity with African history; ability to conduct online research; ability to analyze information and write briefing materials.