Sunday, 20 October 2013

Archaeological Conservation Summer Internships @ Agora Excavations, American School of Classical Studies @ Athens (ASCSA)

The ASCSA Agora Excavations are offering 2 Archaeological Conservation Internships for the 2014 summer excavations.

Application deadline: Monday 16 December 2013

The internships will give students an opportunity to treat freshly excavated archaeological finds and to participate in an active on-site conservation laboratory. An introduction to the re-treatment, preventive and long-term care of archaeological collections will also be provided. For more information about the excavations please visit

More details here & here

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent conservation program. Successful candidates enrolled in North American programs and American citizens enrolled in foreign programs may be eligible for funding from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Interns who do not qualify for or do not receive a Kress award are required to provide their own funding. All successful candidates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and are required to obtain their own medical insurance for the duration of their internship.

Applications must include: a signed letter of interest, a
*curriculum vitae*, and two letters of reference. Internships may vary in length from 6-8 weeks and are undertaken from early June 2014 - early August, 2014.

Applicants should indicate in their letter their approximate preferred dates within this time frame.

Referees are requested to write letters of recommendation on letterhead and give a signed copy in a sealed envelope to the applicant. All application materials should be sent as hard copies, *together in a single envelope*, to the address below. Received applications will be acknowledged by email.

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