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High School Internships

Summer 2019

Will you be a rising high school junior or senior this summer? Thinking about becoming a professional archaeologist? Find out if a career in archaeology is the right fit for you before heading off to college. Spend a few weeks with the SCDNR Cultural Heritage Trust team in the field and lab. Cultural Heritage Trust High School Summer Internships cover topics including archaeology excavation techniques, archaeology laboratory practices, cultural resources public interpretation, and cultural heritage preserve management. Cultural Heritage Trust High School Summer Internships are based at Parker Annex Archaeology Center in Columbia, SC and are unpaid. Housing is not provided. Beginning and ending dates are flexible.

Applications due: Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5 pm.

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

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Undergraduate Internships

Spring and Summer 2019

Are you a current undergraduate student at a South Carolina college or university? Studying archaeology, anthropology, history, museum studies, journalism, or other related fields? Spend a semester (fall, spring, or summer) with the SCDNR Cultural Heritage Trust team connecting what you are learning in the classroom to real projects that you can add to your portfolio and resume. Cultural Heritage Trust Undergraduate Internships cover topics including archaeology excavation techniques, archaeology laboratory practices, cultural resources public interpretation and design, and cultural heritage preserve management. We match your academic interests and creative abilities with ongoing projects. No busy work here. Cultural Heritage Trust Undergraduate Internships are based at Parker Annex Archaeology Center in Columbia, SC and are paid. Housing is not provided. Beginning and ending dates are flexible.

Applications due:
Spring Internship Application: Friday, December 14, 2018 by 5pm.
Summer Internship Application: Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5 pm.

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

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Graduate Fellowships

Summer 2019

Are you a current graduate student at a South Carolina college or university? Are you conducting graduate research within South Carolina? Does your research focus on topics within the fields of archaeology, anthropology, history, architectural history, museum studies, journalism, or other related fields? Interested in conducting thesis or dissertation work on a SCDNR property or collection? If you answered yes to any of these questions then a Cultural Heritage Trust Graduate Fellowship might be the right fit for you. Cultural Heritage Trust Graduate Fellowships are based at Parker Annex Archaeology Center in Columbia, SC and are paid.

Applications due: Friday, April 26, 2019 by 5 pm.

Email application to: SCDNR Heritage Trust archaeologist Meg Gaillard (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov)

Download Application