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We’re hiring! Looking for student employees.

9 September 2020

Movable: Narratives of Recovery and Place is an online platform for people in Appalachia and beyond to share, highlight, and document stories of recovery from substance use disorders. Thanks to a recent grant, Marshall students interested in humanities research, mapping, or digital archival work have the opportunity to earn $10/hour for up to 20 hours per week from October 2020-September 2021. Tasks include including transcribing audio, encoding texts, and attending bi-weekly meetings. All work can be done remotely. Student employees are members of the Movable team, and will be acknowledged as such on the website and credited for their work on individual entries. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please explore the Movable site ( and watch the Movable introductory video ( To apply or ask questions about the position, please contact us at [email protected]. Applications should consist of a one-page letter that addresses the unique skills and qualities that would make you an ideal candidate. Applicants are encouraged to include contact information for one professional reference. Applications are due by Sept. 25, 2020. The desired skill set includes strong writing abilities, a good grasp of grammar and orthography, research skills, and adherence to privacy guidelines, as well as the ability to self motivate and follow a schedule. This position does not require coding or other specialized technical skills. Students familiar with recovery—whether personally or through study—are encouraged to apply. Students must have access to computer equipment.