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  • Popplestone, Ann
    Ann Popplestone CCC TLC 216-987-3584 ... From: Billings Curation Center [SMTP:bcc@MT.BLM.GOV] Sent: Monday, March 06, 2000
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      FW: Internship Announcement

      Ann Popplestone
      CCC   TLC
      216-987-3584


      -----Original Message-----
      From:   Billings Curation Center [SMTP:bcc@...]
      Sent:   Monday, March 06, 2000 1:49 PM
      To:     ANTHRO-L@...
      Subject:        Internship Announcement

        STUDENT INTERNSHIP
        ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER MT-0001

      Issue Date: March 6, 2000
      Closing Date: April 7, 2000
      Approximate Starting Date: May 15, 2000

      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 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 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 Summer 2000 positions, digital imaging 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.

      PROJECT SUPERVISOR:  David K. Wade, Curator of Collections, University
      of Montana
      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 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
                               5001 Southgate
                               P.O. Box 36800
                               Billings, Montana  59107-6800


      ____________________________________________________________________________

    • Popplestone, Ann
      Ann Popplestone CCC TLC 216-987-3584 ... From: Billings Curation Center [SMTP:bcc@MT.BLM.GOV] Sent: Monday, March 20, 2000
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 20, 2000
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        FW: Internship Announcement

        Ann Popplestone
        CCC   TLC
        216-987-3584


        -----Original Message-----
        From:   Billings Curation Center [SMTP:bcc@...]
        Sent:   Monday, March 20, 2000 3:39 PM
        To:     ANTHRO-L@...
        Subject:        Internship Announcement

          STUDENT INTERNSHIP
          ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER MT-0001

        Issue Date: March 6, 2000
        Closing Date: April 7, 2000
        Approximate Starting Date: May 15, 2000

        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 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 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 Summer 2000 positions, digital imaging 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.

        PROJECT SUPERVISOR:  David K. Wade, Curator of Collections, University
        of Montana
        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 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
                                 5001 Southgate
                                 P.O. Box 36800
                                 Billings, Montana  59107-6800


        ____________________________________________________________________________

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