Get involved


• As an intern
The Montreal Life Stories project proposes a variety of internship opportunities for students pursuing studies at either the CEGEP or university levels and for community members. These internships offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills within a scholarly environment, and constitute a unique opportunity for them to work with members of communities participating in the research, within the « Sharing Authority » research model.

Internship applicants should be interested in and ideally have some experience in the following areas:

- Research on genocide, war and other human rights violations
- Oral history and/or other social sciences
- Audio-visual editing and documentary production
- Education and pedagogy
- Database development and/or website management
- Event, conference and symposium organizing
- Dramaturgy, performing arts, community or activist art
- Communications

*** FALL 2012 ***
The Montreal Life Stories project ended in July 2012. However, there are still ways for you to participate. Please contact the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling to learn more about different ways to get involved:

Details and conditions:
- Unpaid internship. Possibility of receiving credit within your program of study.
- Flexible hours, depending on your availability:
- Work at the Centre for Oral HIstory and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University (1400 de Maisonneuve boul. West), métro Guy-Concordia.

• As a community affiliate
(Not available after January 2012)
You are a member of the general public who wishes to donate your time assisting with an aspect of the Life Stories project. Your interest may come from a personal connection with one of the communities or organizations involved or from a desire to gain new skills and knowledge. You can assist with research, interviewing, administration, and events organizing. To get involved, you will need to submit an application form, a CV and a statement of intent.

• As a student affiliate
(Not available after January 2012)
You may be a student pursuing studies at the university with an academic interest in any aspect of the project, such as research on genocide, war, human rights, oral history, performing arts, videography, refugees, youth, education, or on any of the regions highlighted by this project. You could become a member of the research team and carry out your own research project (supervised study, masters dissertation, PhD thesis) within the framework one of the seven working groups'.