Robert L. Akerley Anthropology Collections Internship

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Robert L. Akerley Anthropology Collections Internship is open to currently enrolled, undergraduate and graduate-level students. The intern will participate in all aspects of anthropological collections management activities related to managing a world-class and extensive material culture collection. Daily duties will vary by project, but the candidate can expect to assist collections management teams in artifact inventory, processing, movement, cataloguing and data entry. The intern will answer directly to either one of the curators of archaeology, the curator of anthropology, or the anthropology collections manager. The possibility remains for small-scale research projects tailored to the intern's personal interests. Anthropology and/or archaeology experience preferred.

Intern will receive payment to help offset expenses for a 10 week internship; scheduling is flexible. Intern will submit a report of activities conducted at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science at the end of the term.

Click here for more information on the Department of Anthropology Staff and Collections.


Application Instructions:
Submit a letter of interest and a resume including references to:

Carla Bradmon
Office Manager for Anthropology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205-5798

If you would like to e-mail your application, please send it to You may also drop off your application at the Museum's security sub-post. 

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2015.

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