Museum Collections and Archeological Internship(Local Candidates Preferred) (PO-00733968)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until March 15th.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) manages over 6 million museum items, many of which consist of archaeological collections and their associated records.  These collections are housed at various locations across the country.  Help preserve FWS museum collections housed at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville, West Virginia by becoming a museum curation assistant with SCA.   

Position Duties include: 

  1. Re-house (e.g., re-box, re-bag, re-label) FWS collections as needed. 
  2. Digitization of associated reports and photographs and, where applicable, work with staff to identify additional photos that require documentation and digitization 
  3. Enter collection information into the repository database, if needed 
  4. Assist Grave Creek staff in other tasks needed to ensure the continued preservation and access to US Fish and Wildlife Service collections 


  • $650 / week Living Allowance (pre-tax)
  • $1,100 Travel Allowance (personal vehicle required) (pre-tax)

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Position ID: PO-00733968

Expected Dates: May 30, 2023 - September 22, 2023

801 Jefferson Ave
Moundsville, WV 26041

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

will need to drive to get to work and lodging

Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available

Local rental properties will be available in the area

Indoor/Outdoor: Inside

US Citizenship: Yes

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