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Fall Archaeology Catalogue Assistant - Archaeology

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Description

The Fall Archaeology Catalogue Assistant position involves handling and inventorying a range of artefacts and faunal remains using archaeological lab techniques to produce a searchable database.  This position is sponsored by the VIU Anthropology department.

Position Requirements

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE HIRED FOR THE FALL POSITIONS BUT HAVE NOT FILLED OUR 2 SPRING POSITIONS. 

Are you interested in archaeology?  Thinking about a career in museums?  Want some experience handling real artefacts and faunal remains?

As Archaeology Catalogue Assistant, you will be responsible for handling and inventorying a range of artefacts and faunal remains.

This includes:

  • Inspecting the objects to discern what they are, which will involve some research
  • Creating a basic inventory where each object is numbered and described in a digital catalogue
  • Evaluating the condition of the object
  • Suggesting possible conservation needed

Sign Up Directions

This is a Work-Op position.  More details can be found when available on the CareerVIU Work-Integrated Learning website.