In addition to our published ‘Courses and Projects’ timetable (see www.nauticalarchaeologysociety.org and follow the link to training), we are pleased to announce the following two ‘Introduction to Nautical and Foreshore Archaeology’ courses, to be held at The Shipwreck and Coastal Heritage Centre, Hastings, East Sussex UK,
On 7th June and 31st August 2008.
These courses are of interest to both divers and non-divers, and will hopefully include a ‘foreshore walk’ (Subject to weather!) as part of the day-long course. The course will also include practical sessions both in the ‘dry’ and in a local swimming-pool. Non-divers will be given commensurate tasks whilst the divers are getting wet!
The course fee of £25 is inclusive of all course costs but does not include
For further details and a course booking form, please follow the link
For further details of the ‘Shipwreck and Coastal Heritage Centre’ please see
‘Diving Into History’
This initiative is jointly-sponsored by the NAS and the ‘Heritage Lottery Fund’.
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum Summer Education Internship is seeking inquiries regarding a full-time, twelve-week, paid internship.
Working with museum educators on all summer programs, the intern’s tasks may range from implementing daily public programs, educational tours, assisting with teacher workshops, special events, research, and writing. The intern should demonstrate an ability to present to visitors individually and as a group. Organizational skills are important. Knowledge of American and Military history preferred. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and be able to stand for several hours at a time.
Length: 12 weeks
Dates of internship: May 26- August 17, 2008
Required commitment: 32 hours per week
Stipend: $10.00 per hour
Experience: History or Museum Studies undergraduates with at least incoming junior standing (or have recently graduated) or be currently registered graduate students (or have recently completed coursework.) Please note that junior standing is roughly equivalent to having completed at least one-half of an undergraduate degree.
There will be NO housing provided; intern is responsible for obtaining lodging and board.
2008 Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by February 28, 2008
To Apply for the Internship Program
Submit transcripts (can be a copy), résumé or curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. All requested materials must be collected in a single envelope and mailed to the internship coordinator at the following address
Hampton Roads Naval Museum
One Waterside Drive Suite 248
Norfolk, VA 23510-1607
Check out the Hampton Roads Naval Museum website at www.hrnm.navy.mil For any further information, please contact Jennifer Hurst by email or phone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-322-3168
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration invites the public to get that sinking feeling at Shipwrecks!, a free exhibition about the fascinating world of shipwreck exploration and discovery. This special offering at NOAA’s Silver Spring, Md. headquarters will feature shipwreck artifacts, robot subs, talks by undersea explorers and hands-on activities for children of all ages. Visitors will also be captivated by exhibits about life aboard ship, navigation, safety at sea and more. The exhibit runs Saturday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the NOAA Silver Spring campus, 1301 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Admission is free. Call 301-713-3066 or visit www.preserveamerica.noaa.gov.