Location: New York City, New York, United States
Season Dates: January 1, 2013 - May 31, 2013
Application Deadline: December 1, 2012
Affiliation: North American Archaeology Lab, American Museum of Natural History
Project Director: Matt Napolitano, Lab Manager
The North American Archaeology Department of the American Museum of Natural History is now accepting applications for our Spring Internship. Our spring interns will staff the North American Archaeology (NAARCH) Lab and are considered to take part in fieldwork on St. Catherines Island, Georgia. The NAARCH Lab handles, stores, and analyzes a wide variety of artifacts from an extensive temporal and spatial range. Past interns have had the opportunity to work with lithics, Native American ceramics, historic period pottery, Spanish colonial material culture, and a large number of other material culture types. Analysis techniques include sorting of fine screen materials, basic lab organization, cataloging, and basic artifact analysis. In addition to lab work, interns will also be considered to take part in our ongoing fieldwork program in Georgia. Our fieldwork package supports room and board, transportation, and a stipend for two seperate excavations (three weeks each).
Period(s) of Occupation: Contact period, Georgia coast.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Experience Required: Fieldschool
Room and Board Arrangements
The internship opportunity at the American Museum of Natural History does not provide relocation costs or accomodations in New York City. It is the responsibility of the accepted applicant to find housing while working at the museum. The fieldwork portions of the internship are paid for by means of an educational stipend, and both housing and transportaion are provided.
Number of credits offered: none
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