FW: Internship Announcement (fwd)
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From: Billings Curation Center [SMTP:bcc@...]
Sent: Friday, July 09, 1999 11:16 AM
Subject: Internship Announcement (fwd)
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER MT-9902
Issue Date: July 7, 1999
Closing Date: August 6, 1999
Approximate Starting Date: September 1, 1999
POSITION TITLE: Archaeological Curation Assistant (2 positions)
LOCATION: Billings, Montana.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Billings Curation Center is a principal repository
for archaeological and ethnographic collections recovered from federal lands
administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Bureau of
Reclamation (BOR), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Custer National
Forest (CNF), in Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The Center is
operated by the Montana State Office of the BLM. The purpose of the
repository is to properly store these materials, making them accessible for
future research. The Curation Assistant is to meet this purpose by
assembling all associated documentation, catalog, and verify previous
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Each intern will be assigned various
accessions and will be expected to take each collection through all phases
of the curation process. The intern will get to complete registration,
cataloging, files searches, lithic identification, and archiving
photographic media and grey literature.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Interns should have background coursework in North
American archaeology, Plains archaeology, lithic technology, Museology
and/or laboratory or collection's management experience. For the Fall 1999
positions, internet and web page development skills are highly desirable.
Candidates should be focused, motivated, thorough and able to work
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Reimbursement for meals and lodging will be
provided. ($825.00 per month).
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week. Starting and ending dates can be
negotiated to fit each individual's academic schedule. Duration of project
is expected to be at least two months.
PROJECT SUPERVISOR: David K. Wade, Curator of Collections, University
TERM OF POSITION: Three months
WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from currently enrolled
graduate and upper-level undergraduate students, as well as from recent
(within 2 years) graduates.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and current resume highlighting courses
and work experience along with three references to:
Gary P. Smith, State Archaeologist
Bureau of Land Management
222 North 32nd Street
P.O. Box 36800
Billings, Montana 59101-6800
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