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Volunteer Positions

CAM ARC, the Cambridgeshire County Council archaeology field unit (PDF)
New volunteer opportunities in archaeology lab for overseas students visiting the United kingdom.

Panquilma, Peru (PDF)
Volunteer positions available for mapping and excavation project.
January-July 2008

Internships in New York City

Museums around the city of New York have opportunities for student internships:

American Museum of Natural History
Summer Lab Researcher volunteer positions (Download)

Brooklyn Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum of the City of New York

National Museum of the American Indian

The Neighborhood Preservation Center
The Neighborhood Presentation Center, a resource facility dedicated to encouraging and facilitating citizen participation in the improvement and protection of New York City's built environment, currently has two exciting internship positions available.
For more information: (Download)
(Posted January 30, 2007)

New York Botanical Garden

South Street Seaport Museum

Internships outside New York City

George Washington's Fredericksburg Foundation is accepting applications for excavation interns (3 positions). This is the 6th year of an intensive, open area excavation at George Washington's Ferry Farm, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The internship is designed for recent college graduates and offers an outstanding opportunity for aspiring historical archaeologists to hone the field techniques necessary for a successful field career in archaeology.
For more information click here.

The James O. Watts' III Historical Archaeology Summer Research Internships at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest (PDF)
Offering two funded research possitions for May 25 through July 25 for early phase graduates or advanced undergraduates with previous field training.

Job Opportunities

Jefferson Patterson Park and Musem (PDF)
Division of HIstorical& Cultural Programs, Maryland Department of Planning
Collections Assistant. Part-time contractual position.
(Posted, March 26, 2008)

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (PDF)
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) is searching for a research scientist.
(Posted February 19, 2008)

University of Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks an anthropology archaeologist for the position of Associate Director of UMass Archaeological Services (UMAS). (PDF)

Smithsonian & Stanford Cantor Art Center (PDF)
Position announcements of interest to Museum Anthropologists:
Smithsonian Research Curator Position
Curator, Anthropology (Globalization)
Curator, Anthropology (North American Ethnologist)
Curator, Anthropology (Linguistics)
Stanford Curator Position
(Posted February, 2008)

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), with offices in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and the Pacific Northwest, has immediate openings for historical archaeologists. (PDF)
(Posted January, 2008)

Historic Mount Vernon
Laboratory Director, Archaeology (PDF)
(Posted January, 2008)

The Center for Archaeological Investigations (CAI) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) is searching for its 2008-2009 Visiting Scholar in Archaeology.
For more information click here.
(Posted December 11, 2007)

Phillips Academy's Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology (PDF)
Par-time Museum Educator
(Posted Dec. 4, 2008)

Near East Archaeologist (PDF)
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology & The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (Posted October 16, 2007)

Scientist (Archaeology) (PDF)
The New York State Office of Parks, recreation and Historic preservation
Field Sevices Bureau
(Posted: October 9, 2007)

Assistant Professor (PDF)
Department of Anthropology, American University
Posted August 23, 2007)

Two Field Archaeologist Positions (PDF)
CITY/SCAPE: Cultural Resource Consultants
(Posted August 13, 2007)

Research Archaeologist (PDF)
The Maryland Historical Trust, the State Historic Preservation Office, seeks applicants for full-time, contractual position of Research Archaeologist to assist with a project to synthesize archaeological data gathered during cultural resources management studies over the past 40 years.
(Posted August 2, 2007)

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