Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program
Archaeological Curation Program Intern will assist the Bureau of Land Management-Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum (BLM-CANM) Curation Program with the management of BLM archaeological collections and archival project documentation, focusing on cataloging and proper storage of items from sites on BLM-Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, as well as inventory of exhibited and stored archaeological collections.
Intern will be provided broad exposure to the workings of a Department of the Interior bureau curation facility and gain experience with the fundamentals of collections management: cataloging, inventory, proper storage of artifacts, data entry into ICMS (Department of the Interior’s cataloging system), and organization of associated documentation.
Other duties include assisting staff with exhibitions, researcher access to the CANM collections, and participating in the CANM Curation Program’s Integrated Pest Management Program. The intern will work under the supervision of the CANM Museum Specialist. The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum curates collections from the BLM – Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, a 176,000 acre monument as well as collections from public lands in southwest Colorado and southeast Utah.
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