The British School at Athens (BSA) offers two short-term (between 8 and 10 weeks) full-time volunteers placements each academic year, in the autumn and spring, on its Curatorial Project based in the Straigraphical Museum at Knossos.
The Curatorial Project entails the cleaning, photographing, and repackaging of the Stratigraphical Museum holdings, and the creation of catalogue records in the BSA’s Museums and Archives Online system (using Axiell’s EMu programme).
Volunteers will be required to prepare and enter catalogue data after training in the Axiell’s EMu programme. The volunteers will work under the supervision of the Project Manager. Candidates might hold a degree in Archaeology, Museum Studies, Conservation or a related subject, and should want to gain practical experience in handling a wide range of materials and object-types dating from the Neolithic period to Late Antiquity.
The BSA offers a bursary of up to 250€ to support travel costs and BSA membership. Self-catering accommodation is available at competitive rates in the Research Centre of the BSA at Knossos.
The application period for Knossos Curatorial Project Bursaries is currently not open.