Digital Atlas Design Internship

 

RECEIVE COURSE CREDIT:
•To turn a historical map, diary or book into a digital atlas.

LEARN:
•To use QGIS, Leaflet and other tools to create and publish attractive online maps linked with text, images, and other supporting materials.

CREATE:
•A polished digital project to share with friends, family, advisors and prospective employers.

YOU NEED:
•A faculty member who can offer light intellectual guidance about project content.
•An general idea for a project (we can help brainstorm).
•An interest in history, maps, and digital methods.

YOU DO NOT NEED:
•Any background in specific digital tools or methods.
•A significant time commitment from a faculty mentor whom you have identified.


This initiative is hosted by the Pitt World History Center. Digital History Postdoctoral Fellow Ryan Horne will train and supervise interns. Student atlases will contribute to a growing world-historical map portal. For more information or to brainstorm possible projects, contact WHC Director Ruth Mostern