Invertebrate Paleontology Intern
New York, NY US
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Job/Internship Description
Requisition Number
92969
FILLING A POSITION
Position Title
Invertebrate Paleontology Intern
Number of Openings
1
Category
Part Time- Term
Total No. of Scheduled Hours Per Pay Period
(for full-timers only)
40
Union Status
Non-Union
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Department
Invertebrates - 012
POSTING TEXT
Position Summary
The Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History is offering a small number of full-time, 8-week internships for graduate or undergraduate students in geology, invertebrate paleontology, life sciences, museum studies, or related fields (June 11, 2018 start). The interns will participate in an IMLS-funded project to curate the Mapes collection in the Invertebrate Paleontology department at AMNH. ?

A description of the Mapes collection at the AMNH can be found here: http://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/collections/fossil-invertebrates/royal-mapes-collection
A summary of the IMLS-funded project to curate the Mapes collection can be found here: https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/ma-30-15-0491-15

The interns will work with collection management staff to rehouse, conserve, catalog and database specimens.
A stipend will be provided as support over the internship period. ?
Required Qualifications
Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree course, or about to apply to a graduate course in invertebrate paleontology, life sciences, museum studies, or related fields.

Ability to work with paleontological research collections.

Ability to perform tasks requiring physical strength and high manual dexterity.

Proficiency in the use of Mac and PC based software, good organizational, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently.

Experience working in museum collections a plus.
Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date
02-06-2018
Closing Date
03-16-2018
Required Applicant Documents
Resume
Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be received no later than March 16, 2018

Applications cannot be accepted via email or snail mail. Due to the high volume of applications, we cannot respond to email inquiries about application status.
Applicants will only receive notification if they qualify for an interview.
Quicklink for Posting
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EEO Statement
The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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