Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

2010 Great Lakes Summer Fellowship Archaeological Lab Tech

Posted in 1 by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 15, 2010

Archaeological Laboratory Technician/Educator Mentor: Sarah Waters. (Sarah.A.Waters@noaa.gov).  The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is the primary repository for shipwreck artifacts owned by the State of Michigan. This fellow will assist in the implementation of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary’s (TBNMS) conservation and interpretation initiatives and assist with summer field projects. Duties will include, but are not limited to: 1) Assist with artifact research, documentation, and data entry; 2) Under the supervision of trained staff, the student fellow will be involved in all phases of artifact processing, including conservation procedures;  3) Support TBNMS outreach events, such as Thunder Bay Maritime Festival and other community events (may include holidays and weekends); 4) Assist with archaeological field work, including shipwreck documentation, field schools, and day camps (NOAA or AAUS Scientific Diving certification prefered); 5) Student fellows may assist Sanctuary staff in other duties as assigned including education and outreach, and historic research. Computer and writing skills are recommended for this position. This position is located at TBNMS in Alpena, Michigan.

Closes 26 February


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