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Centro staff is expanding and new job opportunities are available immediately for applicants with a range of education and experience, from students to seasoned professionals.
Oral History Team Researcher - off campus
Oral History Assistant – part time
Full-Time Digitization Project Coordinator
Data Center Assistant
Library Reference and Archives Assistants
Junior Web Designer/Developer
Junior Computer and Network Technician
Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program
Fall 2014-Spring 2015
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.
Fall Application Deadline:
September 30, 2014
Spring Application Deadline:
December 1, 2014
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Julia de Burgos Centennial Exhibit
Opening Reception Friday, September 5, 2014
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Paperbacks Available for Purchase at the Centro Store
To Purchase Click Here
To buy the e-book
Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín
Centro Voices eMagazine
Centro Voices is an online magazine covering the current affairs, history, arts and culture of Puerto Ricans in the United States. It is directed to and written by members of our nationwide communities, functioning as the vehicle connecting the multiple manifestations of Puerto Rican identity and culture.
Read the first issue Here
First Look at Centro’s Fall Events
This season, following our annual Open House for Students on Thursday, Sept. 18, Centro plans a semester of lively events.
At the Open House, Hunter students can learn about the wide variety of jobs, internships, work-study and volunteer positions available to them at all levels in many different areas of study, including research, library data, statistics, communications, marketing and media. Here’s a chance for students attracted to many of the aspects of Puerto Rican culture to work within their interests along with professionals in their field of study. Centro staff will be on hand to answer questions about these openings on the 3rd floor lobby from Noon - 3 pm. Come and bring your friends.
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CALL FOR PAPERS
Research Opportunities Investigating the Changing
Conditions of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in New York
The Center for Puerto Ricans Studies (Centro) and the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) seeks research proposals on the changing status of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans living in New York. This research should focus on the interactions between these two Latino communities and their relationship with other Hispanic, racial and ethnic groups. The research should be designed to result in academic papers for a forum and consideration for publication in a special issue of the peer-reviewed CENTRO Journal.
Research Awards: $3,000 stipend, up to $2,000 for research expenses
Deadline for Letter of Intent/Abstract: September 30, 2014
Awards Announcements: October 15, 2014
Deadline for drafts of papers to be presented at Forum: April 15, 2015
Forum Target Date: May 15, 2015
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