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Cultural Collections Intern

Southeast Conservation Corps and Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatliburg, Tennessee
Deadline May 20, 2019
Job Type Internship

Description of Duties:

The overall objective is to ensure Park cultural resources are well documented and remain in good condition. This project will improve the condition of at least 1000 cultural items moved into storage meeting NPS museum standards, improve the overall storage environment of cultural collections (over 1 million items impacted) and reduce a backlog in collection cataloging and/or updates to artifact records (at least 1000 records updated and 100 objects cataloged).

The selected individuals will work closely with the Park’s Curator and assist the Cultural Resources program with the accessioning, archiving, cataloging, and curation of historic and archaeological objects. In addition, the individual shall work with curatorial staff to support exhibits and aid in the organization and maintenance of the collection storage areas.

HOW TO APPLY

Follow the SECC link and complete the application. INCLUDE: 3 references, resume and copy of your transcripts. 

INCLUDE: 3 references, resume and copy of your transcripts (unofficial okay).

You can put the references in a word doc and up load it alongside your resume. A cover letter is encouraged but not required.

If you have questions about the application process contact: 

Chattanooga, TN office

Matt Cottam, Individual Placements Coordinator

(423) 876-9378

mcottam@conservationlegacy.org  

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.