Thanks to a grant from the Steinmetz Family Foundation the ASCSA announces a year-long paid internship in the School’s Corinth Excavations starting September 2014. The Corinth Museum Intern will assist the Assistant Director of the Excavations in curatorial work in the Museum storerooms and will design with her educational programs using materials from the Excavations for on-site and online use.
Internship Description: Hands on experience in learning all the stages of post–excavation management of antiquities of all periods from a vast archaeological collection. Data management for a complex archival database linked to an online archive. Implementation of archaeological knowledge gained in data processing coupled with modern museum studies standards to design educational programs for K-12 students in North America and Greece in a concerted public outreach endeavor.
Qualifications: B.A or higher degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology. Preferably the museum intern will be a graduate student in archaeology/ museum studies. The application is open to students of Greek and North American universities. Knowledge of Greek and English is desirable. Computer skills are necessary, including web management. Good communication skills, both written and oral, are required.
Term: mid-September 2014-mid–August 2015
Salary: $20,000. Membership fees are waived and half-board and full room at Ancient Corinth are provided.
Application Procedure: Please send by email CV, the names of two references with contact information, and letter of interest to Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst.