Friday, January 30, 2009

Paid Internship at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

From a DMNS Handbill:

Robert L. Akerley Anthropological Collections and Archaeological Research Intern

Short Job Description:

The Robert L. Akerley Anthropology Collections and Archaeological Research Intern will participate in all aspects of anthropological collections management activities related to managing a world-class and extensive material culture collection. The intern may also participate in archaeological fieldwork and laboratory work. Daily duties will vary by project, but the candidate can expect to assist collections management teams in artifact inventory, processing, movement, cataloguing and data entry. Fieldwork would consist of site survey and test excavations; laboratory work will consist of cleaning, sorting, cataloguing artifacts and producing data bases. The intern will answer directly to either one of the Curators of Archaeology, the Curator of Anthropology, or the Anthropology Collections Manager. The possibility remains for small-scale research projects tailored to the intern's personal interests. Anthropology and/or Archaeology experience preferred.

Intern will receive stipend for a 10 week internship; scheduling is flexible, although a summer schedule is preferred. Intern will submit a written report of activities conducted at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science at the end of the term.

More information on the Department of Anthropology Staff and Collections can be seen at

Close Date: March 1, 2009

Ex: Send resumes and cover letter to: Department of Anthropology (Box #33), Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205. No phone calls please.

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