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: harrisly@ecu.edu   

Closes August 15, 2010

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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: stanleyd@si.edu

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

http://www.nmnh.si.edu/rtp/other_opps/internship_projects.html

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.

E-mail: evelyn.cherpak@nwc.navy.mil

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 john.hattendorf@nwc.navy.mil 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 dave.mcmahan@alaska.gov Specific venues for each location will be announced.

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