FW: [ANTHRO-L] Internship Announcement
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Subject: [ANTHRO-L] Internship Announcement
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ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER MT-0401
Issue Date: March 2, 2004
Closing Date: April 2, 2004
Approximate Starting Date: June 1, 2004
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
(BLM), the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
the Custer National Forest (CNF), in Montana, North Dakota, and South
Dakota. The BCC 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
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 Summer 2004 positions, digital imaging, web page development
and/or exhibit design and construction 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.
PROJECT SUPERVISOR: David K. Wade, Curator of Collections
TERM OF POSITION: Two months minimum, three months maximum.
WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from currently enrolled
graduate and upper-level undergraduate students, as well as from
(within 2 years) graduates.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and current resume highlighting
courses and work experience along with three references to:
David K. Wade
Billings Curation Center
Bureau of Land Management
P.O. Box 36800
Billings, Montana 59107-6800
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