Employment at Montpelier
This internship will center upon one of Montpelier’s post Madison-era sites, the Gilmore Farm—a Reconstruction-era Freedman’s farm. The successful candidate will devote their time to two components of this internship:
Weekends, and moderate physical labor required. This internship will begin in June and conclude in early August. $11/hr.
The Montpelier Foundation is seeking applications for two full-time archaeological technician positions to join their historical and public archaeology department . The position comes with benefits (health insurance, retirement, vacation, and sick leave). The position is provisionally for one year, with extension beyond this dependent upon the acquisition of further grants. Applications need to be received by April 24, 2015. While this announcement may have a deadline, positions will be filled as suitable applicants are found. The Archaeology Department at The Montpelier Foundation is a research and public archaeology department focused on discovering and interpreting the plantation landscape of James Madison, our nation’s 4th President. Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) in Anthropology or a related field, and be able to effectively communicate archaeological techniques to untrained volunteers, students, and visitors. The successful candidate should also have participated in a recognized archaeological field school and have at least two years of experience in full-time archaeological field work, preferably in historical contexts.
Seeking friendly, outgoing, and energetic history enthusiasts to join the Education Department at James Madison’s Montpelier. Duties include conducting standard and specialty tours of Montpelier’s historic home and grounds for visitors of all ages. Interpreters also have the option of working in Montpelier’s seasonal venues, demonstrating period craft and cooking techniques, and helping to maintain a historic farm. Excellent communication skills, weekends, and moderate physical labor required. This is a part-time job with hours varying by the season. $11/hr.
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