Topic ID #36840 - posted 3/16/2016 1:31 PM

Paid Summer Archaeology Internship at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Winston-Salem, NC.


June 1- July 1, 2016

Old Salem Museums & Gardens, in Winston-Salem, NC, is now accepting applications for summer internships in public historical archaeology. The summer internship program focuses on the excavation of a pottery-production site located on Lot 38 within the Old Salem National Historic Landmark District.

This summer internship will provide experience in historical archaeology field and laboratory methods, including hands-on experience with historic ceramic and artifact identification, as well as the creation of 3D photographic site and artifact models. Additionally, interns will interact with the public, answering questions and explaining the archaeological process to a variety of visitors on a daily basis.

Internships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Advanced undergraduate and early-phase graduate students with field school experience are preferred.

Accepted interns will also enjoy these benefits: $1,000 stipend, housing, and access to Old Salem Museums & Gardens (including interpretive buildings, heirloom gardens, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts).

To Apply: Email the following to

1)    Resume/CV

2)    Statement of interest (no longer than one page)

3)    Letter of recommendation

Deadline: All parts of the application must be submitted by April 30, 2016

Selections will be made no later than May 6, 2016.

For more information on the internships and to download a flyer visit:

Any questions may be addressed to Department of Archaeology by emailing 


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