ECU 2010 Federal Work Study Maritime Archaeology Assistants (2)

ECU Students and people thinking of going to ECU, this is for you:

Student is responsible for assisting with literature and map compilation, lesson planning, public education, and fieldwork equipment preparation for pending maritime fieldwork projects in Africa and South Carolina.   

Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for FEDERAL WORK STUDY positions, students MUST BE QUALIFIED and RECEIVE a FEDERAL WORK STUDY AWARD from the ECU Financial Aid Office (Old Cafeteria Complex, 252-328- 6610.   

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications should be emailed to:   

Closes August 15, 2010

Cities Under the Sea (CUSP) Program Internships

The Smithsonian’s Cities Under the Sea (CUSP) program seeks interns, Fall applications are due before October 1.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Geoarchaeological study of submerged Greek and Roman ancient sites in the Mediterranean (Egypt and Calabria, Italy).

QUALIFICATIONS: Junior and Senior undergraduate students, Graduate students, and Post-doctoral level candidates, preferably with a science and archaeology double-major and/or training.

TIMETABLE: Minimal Internship stay for 12 full weeks (3 months) at NMNH in Washington, D.C.; internships can be extended for up to 12 months. Can start in Fall, or Winter-Spring or Summer periods.

NMNH Contact: Jean-Daniel Stanley Phone: 202-633-1354 E-mail:

Complete description of the internship program and contact information can be found here:

27 June 2010

1) Maritime Archaeologists, Omega Resource Group, PLC, closes July 15

2) Reference Librarian, SFNMHP, closes July 6.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is a major repository of Pacific Coast maritime history and maintains the largest archival and library collection in the National Park Service.

3) The Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History.

The Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History. The Naval War College Foundation intends to award one grant of $1,000 to the researcher with the greatest need and can make the optimum use of the research materials for naval history located in the Naval War College’s Archives, Naval Historical Collection, Naval War College Museum, and
Henry E. Eccles Library. Further information on the manuscript and archival collections and copies of the registers for specificcollections are available on request from the Head, Naval Historical Collection.


The recipient will be a Research Fellow in the Naval War College’s Maritime History Department, which will provide administrative support during the research visit. Submit detailed research proposal that includes a full statement of
financial need and comprehensive research plan for optimal use of Naval War College materials, curriculum vitae, at least two letters of recommendation, and relevant background information to Miller Naval History Fellowship Committee, Naval War College Foundation, 686 Cushing Road, Newport RI 02841-1207, by 1 September 2010.

For further information, contact the chair of the selection committee at Employees of the U.S. Naval War College or any agency of the U.S. Department of Defense are not eligible for consideration; EEO/AA regulations apply.

Maritime Heritage Awareness Workshop, September 9-11 and 14-16, 2010

Maritime Heritage Awareness Workshop
The Alaska Office of History and Archaeology and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries are presenting maritime heritage awareness workshops in Anchorage (September 9-11) and Juneau (September 14-16). The training includes two days of talks about shipwreck significance, survey, mapping and conservation, and historic preservation laws. The optional third day will be comprised of field exercises at an intertidal site. The workshop is intended for recreational divers, land managers, resource enforcement officers, as well as archaeologists and historians. While a focus will be on underwater methods, no diving will be required. There is no charge for the class, but space is limited, particularly for the field exercises. Because class size is limited, a committee will choose successful applicants from each the targeted audiences described above. Send completed applications to the address provided on the form. For more information, contact Dave McMahan, 907.269.8723 or Specific venues for each location will be announced.

Link to the Announcement as well as flyers and more information.

Request for Proposal (RFP): Historic Vessel Documentation Training and Interpretation

The State of Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is looking for a consultant to develop historic vessel preservation expertise though facilitating Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) training with the National Park Service, document historic vessels in the State and provide for the interpretation of this documentation.

The DEPARTMENT seeks to attain qualified persons to coordinate HAER training and the documentation of historic vessels, as well as provide for a strong interpretive program of the documented vessels.

RFP Due July 8, 2010.

Nautical Archaeologist/Remote Sensing Specialist

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.
Nautical Archeologist/Remote Sensing Specialist


R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., an award-winning national leader in applied cultural resources also recognized as a “Top Ten” family friendly business, has an immediate opening for a Nautical Archeologist in our Frederick, Maryland office. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in remote sensing surveys (bathymetric, side-scan sonar, magnetometer, sub-bottom profiler), and in GIS applications using ESRI platforms. Successful applicants will be able to conduct offshore and near-shore surveys, post-process and interpret remote sensing data, and write technical reports on the findings. Familiarity with MMS data acquisition and reporting requirements strongly recommended. Knowledge of the Section 106 compliance process for offshore projects required. Applicants should have a Masters degree in marine or nautical archeology and a minimum of 2 years experience. Applicants with a baccalaureate degree will only be considered if they have a minimum of four years practical experience in nautical archeology. This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits. Applicants should be able to travel for periods of up to one month, and be comfortable with billets on marine survey vessels and/or in remote areas. R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. maintains a Drug-Free Workplace, and frequently works on projects requiring security screening. All candidates must pass a background check and drug testing. EOE/AA

Submit Resume To:

     Contact: Nautical Archeologist Search Committee
     Company: R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.
     Address: 241 East Fourth Street, Suite 100
     City: Frederick,   State: MD   Zip: 21701
     Phone: (800) 340–2724 (ARCH)
     Fax: (301) 695-5237

Training Support Specialist (Maritime Archaeological Experience)

Training Support Specialist, (An understanding of Florida’s prehistoric and historic people and events. Diving certification and/or maritime archaeological experience), Florida Public Archaeology Network, Crystal River, Florida, closes July 1.

This position will be working with educational outreach programs and heritage management. Works directly with teachers, students and the public covering a nine county region. Supervises and directs volunteers working on archaeology lab and field projects. Develops and maintains department web pages. Maintains the centers quarterly newsletter.

Marine Archaeologist

Orkney College, closes 28 June.

The Marine Archaeologist will assist in the successful delivery/implementation of the project, with a leading role in the initiation, development, implementation and monitoring of Marine Archaeology developments. Posts will be central to a new project designed to establish a marine and environmental archaeology capacity for the College, serving Orkney and the Highlands and Islands more widely.

7 June 2010

1) AAUS Student Scholarships, closes June 30 (The American Academy of Underwater Sciences awards two scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, a research project in which diving is or will be used as a principal research tool or studying diving science.)

2) Historical Curator, National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, ncd

3) Director of Education and Exhibits, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, ncd

4) Education Officer, Australian National Maritime Museum, closes June 20

5) Volunteer and Event Coordinator, Canadian Canoe Museum, closes June 18

6) Archivist, National Museum of the Pacific War, closes June 21

7) Registrar, New Bedford Whaling Museum, ncd

New Horizons in Maritime History Conference, October 15-16, 2010 at King’s College, Cambridge

9) Education Coordinator (AmeriCorps) Coos Bay-North Bend Oregon Coos Historical & Maritime Museum
Applications Contact person: Anne Donnelly
Application due date: 2010/06/21
Salary range: see AmeriCorps website; stipend and tuition credit
Web Address:
Education Coordinator (AmeriCorps – 11 mos. minimum, up to 22 max)
The Coos Historical & Maritime Museum, on the beautiful southern Oregon coast, seeks an energetic and creative person for its innovative, rapidly expanding schools program. The position requires extensive contact and collaboration with active and retired educational professionals, local tribes, agencies, partner organizations, volunteers, community college students, and serves primarily grade-school students.
Primary Responsibilities:
– Ensure conceptual continuity between program content and classroom learning.
– Develop or revamp lesson plans, supporting materials and field trips as needed, utilizing museum and community resources.
– Assist museum staff in adapting exhibits to support programs.
– Schedule and deliver trainings for teachers and volunteers.
– Coordinate and accomplish program delivery with schools, partner organizations and volunteers.
This is an 11-month AmeriCorps position starting September, 2010. AmeriCorps provides a stipend for food and housing and a tuition/loan credit of up to $5,350. For more details about terms of AmeriCorps service, please see www. Please note that it is not necessary to complete the lengthy AmeriCorps application at this stage; to apply, please see the information provided at the end of this announcement;
The Education Coordinator is expected to maintain a high level of professionalism in all interactions, and to develop familiarity with local cultural history and to some degree with local natural history, with the assistance of museum staff. Coursework in Education, Museum Studies, Social Studies, or similar field; excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work both independently and highly collaboratively, and the capacity to organize and synthesize detailed information. We are looking for someone who can build imaginatively on the existing strong program foundation, and who can recognize and capitalize on new program opportunities.
TO APPLY: Submit a hard copy cover letter and resume to
Education Coordinator Position,
Coos Historical and Maritime Museum
1220 Sherman Avenue
North Bend OR 97459.

10) Writer, The USS Constitution Museum is seeking volunteers or interns to craft biographies of Old Ironsides War of 1812 sailors. Using raw research collected over the past several years, the successful applicant will write one-page biographical narratives of some of the 1,200 men who served on the ship during the war.  Strong writing skills and the ability to craft engaging narratives from disparate sources a must.  Schedule is flexible, and while some writing may be done remotely, writer will need to consult materials in Museum’s library.  May be done for credit (at the discretion of the intern’s educational institution); these internships are unpaid.  Send letter of interest (please specify availability), resume and short writing sample to Research Coordinator, USS Constitution Museum, P.O. Box 291812, Charlestown, MA, 02129 or email

11) Family Programming Intern, The USS Constitution Museum seeks an energetic and creative individual interested in developing interpretive programs for a family audience. The paid Family Programming Intern will create thematic programs and training material for staff and volunteers that combines research material with interpretive techniques, activities, and tips for engaging family audiences. The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS CONSTITUTION, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides” and the people associated with her.  Come intern in a hands-on, minds-on environment where inter-generational groups seeking enjoyable, educational experiences can have fun and learn as they explore history together. The Family Programming Intern will be engaged in a variety of duties that may include: evaluating source materials for appropriate thematic connections, researching family programming at other institutions, organizing program content, developing interpretive, hands-on, minds-on activities and prototyping and evaluating activities. The Family Programming Intern will work under the direction of the Museum Curator.  The position is full time, starting as soon as possible through July 31st. The Family Programming Intern must be comfortable working with a family audience and have excellent spoken and written communication skills. Current enrollment in museum studies, education, and history programs preferred. Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, and references to or Family Learning Search Committee USS Constitution Museum PO Box 291812, Boston, MA 02129.

12) Collections Internship, The Naval War College Museum, an official U.S. Navy museum located in Newport, Rhode Island, offers unpaid collections internships available year-round. The museum seeks a dedicated individual to assist in cataloging the artifact collection of swords, uniforms, artwork, ship models and personal items that interpret the history of naval activity in the Narragansett Bay region from the colonial period to the present, and the institutional history of the Naval War College since 1884. The intern will gain experience in artifact handling, archival storage methods, cataloging, artifact photography and other collections management practices. Some filing and data entry will be required. This project’s scope and schedule can be tailored to accommodate the needs of the student’s internship requirements. If you are interested, please contact Curator/Registrar John Pentangelo at 401-841-1296 or via email at

13) 3 Historian Positions, US Merchant Marine Academy, close June 11

14) Executive Director, Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, ncd

15) Maritime Archaeologist, New South Whales, closes soon, apply today.

16) New link for the University of Southern Denmark Maritime Archaeology Program