Intern, Anthropology Alliance, Latin America Curatorial Team Collections
The Field Museum - Chicago IL

Internship Category: Paid

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  • The Field Museum is pleased to announce the 2018 Latin American Curatorial Team Collections Internship. This internship will be dedicated to working with the Museum’s outstanding archaeological collections from South America. The length of the paid internship program will depend on the schedules of the intern and staff. The intern will be required to work a minimum of three days per week at the Museum. This internship will be awarded to an advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student to work under the supervision of Chris Philipp (Collection Manager). The primary component of this internship will be devoted to working with the inventory, photography, and documentation of the Donald Collier collection of material excavated in the Casma Valley of Peru in 1956. This intern will also photograph other South American archaeological collections and upload these images to the Museum’s Ke-Emu database. This intern may also assist in selected visits to the Museum’s collections in the form of tours and research visits.

    Qualifications

    This internship will be awarded to an individual currently studying anthropology, art history, museum studies, or a related field who has proven verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of anthropology as a discipline, the ability to work effectively as a member of a team on a variety of tasks, and who demonstrates familiarity and has experience and interest with photography and processing digital information.

    Application Instructions

    Interested candidates should submit the following documents via the Museum’s FluidReview site at fieldmuseum.fluidreview.com:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
    • One letter of recommendation
    • Description of research interests
    • PLEASE DO NOT click on the green “Begin Application” button to submit your application materials. Follow the link above to the Museum’s FluidReview site in order to apply for this internship.*

    DEADLINE: Applications must be received by March 16, 2018.

    The Field Museum is pleased to announce the 2018 Latin American Curatorial Team Collections Internship. This internship will be dedicated to working with the Museum’s outstanding archaeological collections from South America. The length of the paid internship program will depend on the schedules of the intern and staff. The intern will be required to work a minimum of three days per week at the Museum. This internship will be awarded to an advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student to work under the supervision of Chris Philipp (Collection Manager). The primary component of this internship will be devoted to working with the inventory, photography, and documentation of the Donald Collier collection of material excavated in the Casma Valley of Peru in 1956. This intern will also photograph other South American archaeological collections and upload these images to the Museum’s Ke-Emu database. This intern may also assist in selected visits to the Museum’s collections in the form of tours and research visits.

    Qualifications

    This internship will be awarded to an individual currently studying anthropology, art history, museum studies, or a related field who has proven verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of anthropology as a discipline, the ability to work effectively as a member of a team on a variety of tasks, and who demonstrates familiarity and has experience and interest with photography and processing digital information.

    Application Instructions

    Interested candidates should submit the following documents via the Museum’s FluidReview site at fieldmuseum.fluidreview.com:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
    • One letter of recommendation
    • Description of research interests
    • PLEASE DO NOT click on the green “Begin Application” button to submit your application materials. Follow the link above to the Museum’s FluidReview site in order to apply for this internship.*

    DEADLINE: Applications must be received by March 16, 2018.

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