Old Salem Museums & Gardens, in Winston-Salem, NC, is now accepting applications for internships in historical and public archaeology. The summer internship program focuses on the excavation of a pottery-production site located on Lot 38 within the Old Salem National Historic Landmark District.
This summer internship will provide experience in historical archaeology field and laboratory methods, including hands-on experience with historic ceramic and artifact identification, as well as the creation of 3D photographic site and artifact models. Additionally, interns will interact with the public, answering questions and explaining the archaeological process to a variety of visitors on a daily basis.
Internships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Advanced undergraduate and early-stage graduate students with field school experience are preferred.
Accepted interns will also enjoy these opportunities: $1,000 stipend, housing, and access to Old Salem Museums & Gardens (including interpretive buildings, heirloom gardens, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts).
Send resume/CV, a statement of interest, and a letter of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download Archaeology Internship Flyer here.
All parts of the application must be
submitted by April 30, 2016