Friday, January 17, 2014

Paid internship for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate students; Field Museum, Chicago

Department: Science & Education
2 Full-Time Paid Internships

Job Description
The Field Museum is pleased to announce two 2014 Regenstein Pacific Collections Internships. 
Both internships this year will be dedicated to the co-curation of the Museum's outstanding ethnographic collections from the Philippines in partnership with Filipino-Americans here in Chicago ( This is a paid internship for full-time work over a 12 week period, usually during the summer months although other scheduling is possible.
One of these internships will be awarded to an advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student to work under the supervision of Jamie Kelly (Head of Anthropology Collections) and John Edward Terrell, Ph.D. (Regenstein Curator of Pacific Anthropology) with our co-curatorial partners from the Filipino-American community in Chicago to develop an ESRI "story map" website ( featuring objects and images from and about the Philippines and the remarkable heritage objects co-curated here at the Museum.
A second internship will be awarded to a beginning graduate student.  Also under the supervision of Kelly and Terrell, this intern will work directly with our co-curatorial partners to facilitate community engagement with objects at the Museum from the Philippines on the marae of Ruatepupuke II at the Museum (


These internships will be awarded to individuals currently studying anthropology, art history, museum studies, or a related field who have the following:
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated familiarity with anthropology as a discipline
  • The ability to work effectively as members of a team on a variety of tasks
  • Has hands-on familiarity with photography and processing digital information
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