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Career Opportunity: Athabasca University HRIP Internship at Royal Tyrrell Museum

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Career Opportunity: Athabasca University HRIP Internship at Royal Tyrrell Museum

Started by Joe Rosich March 7, 2014 - 2:04pm

The Government of Alberta's Royal Tyrrell Museum and Athabasca University's Heritage Resources Management Program are accepting applications for a Conservation Assistant internship position.

This unique career opportunity is ideal for an aspiring or established heritage professional with interests in paleontology, preventive conservation and collections management, and who is also interested in opportunities for extensive university-level academic training in heritage resources management.

The full advertisement may be found at:

Note that this is a four year term position, and also that it is an internship offered as part of the Historical Resources Intern Program (HRIP).  Full details on the HRIP may be found here:

As an HRIP internship, this position INCLUDES paid registration in the Athabasca University courses required to complete either the undergraduate University Certificate in Heritage Resources Management (a value of at least $6563.00 for students without an undergraduate degree) or the graduate level Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Heritage Resources Management (a value of at least $11,033.00).  Both the University Certificate and the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma will ladder into higher credentials (a BA and MA respectively) if an intern chooses to continue their studies.

As with all HRIP interships, this position also includes 70 hours per year of paid time allotted to complete coursework in the HRM program.  These substantial academic benefits are all in addition to the remuneration package of wages and benefits outlined in the position description link above.  

Please note the competition closes on March 10.

If you have any questions about the position details, please contact the Royal Tyrell Museum's Director of Preservation and Research, Don Brinkman, at, or 403-820-6214.  If you have questions about the academic component of this internship, please contact the Heritage Resources Management program office at or 780-675-6955.

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