Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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Archaeology/Collections: 4-5 students --Act as curator of the archaeological, Appalachian, and intercultural artifact collections; manage and maintain the Warren Wilson archaeological site; manage and maintain the collections as well as the rooms housing them; and work on development of educational programs related to the Warren Wilson College Archaeological Field School. Workers will also research, design, and assemble displays, both three- and two-dimensional, related to the collections. Educational opportunities include learning care of artifacts collections and developing curatorial and display-design skills. Workers gain a sense of how archaeological and material culture research is conducted. A flexible work schedule is needed, and experience in archaeology (particularly the College's lab courses) is recommended. Students must demonstrate a strong interest in archaeology, cultural studies, or museum work.