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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      Subject: Internship Announcement (fwd)

      STUDENT INTERNSHIP
      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
      identifications.
      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
      independently.
      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
      of Montana
      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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