Student experience at the AVRC
This is a space for students working in the AVRC to share their experiences and project highlights!
Did you complete a work study placement, practicum, or summer job at the AVRC? Was this experience valuable to you? If you are interested in sharing your experience in a blog post, please write to Nancy Duff.
Friday, September 8, 2023
Purity – Collections Assistant 2023 (Young Canada Works Program)
PRESERVING HERITAGE: A SUMMER AT THE AVRC by Purity Gituma This summer, I had a unique opportunity to channel my interests in media and heritage preservation while working as a Collections Assistant at the Audio-Visual Resources Centre (AVRC) under the Young Canada Works (YCW) program. Tasked with the vital role of processing and...
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Emily – Collections Assistant 2022/23 (Young Canada Works Program)
During the final year of my MA in Film Studies, I had the incredible opportunity to work in the Audio-Visual Resource Center (AVRC) as the Collections Assistant through the Young Canada Works Program. The AVRC holds extensive collections related to Film Studies, Music, and Art History and, while I was aware of such collections...
Monday, April 11, 2022
Olivia – Collections Assistant 2021/22 (Young Canada Works Program)
Over the course of two semesters, I had the opportunity to work in the Audio-Visual Resource Centre (AVRC) as a collections assistant. The AVRC holds an expansive collection of materials pertaining to Art History, Music, and Film Studies. During my work term, I focused extensively on the organization and the display of the AVRC’s...
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Rebecca – Collections Assistant 2020/21 (Young Canada Works Program)
I have been lucky enough to have worked with the AVRC team as the Collections Assistant throughout the 2020/21 school year. Due to COVID-19, the position had been moved from a summer position to a remote part-time position throughout the year. This meant that, like students had in the past, I would not be...
Friday, December 1, 2017
Landon – Young Canada Works Summer Job 2017
Post by Landon Arbuckle, MA Film Studies 2017 I would like to share with you a bit about how I spent a large portion of my summer during 2017 working with Carleton University’s Audio-Visual Resource Centre, and why it was such a unique opportunity to build my portfolio of transferable skills in an area...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Matthew – Summer Archives Assistant 2015
Post by Matthew Sanders, MA Film Studies '16 Throughout both my Bachelors and Masters degree the AVRC was a valuable resource for my academic and professional development. In the summer of 2015 I had the opportunity to work as an archive's assistant for the AVRC thanks to Nancy Duff, supervisor of the AVRC. My...