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. ?