Category Archives: Interns

Summer Internship

If you are looking for a summer internship, apply with Fairfax County. The County has a lot of internship opportunities. Just fill out an application online. If you would like to intern with field, lab or collections, specify that you … Continue reading

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Intern’s Experience with Creamware

by Samantha Woodstock – Archaeological Intern As a new intern at CART, so far, I have experienced water screening, picking, and then categorizing artifacts that have been found at the Site 44FX0704 at Old Colchester Park and Preserve. To start … Continue reading

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Archaeology of American Life

by Kellie White – Archaeological Field and Laboratory Intern “…the vast majority of cultural remains are buried and must be dug up. But the excavation of archeological sites, though an obviously essential first step in studying past cultures, is just … Continue reading

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Caring for Archaeological Collections

by Jennifer Torres* – Archaeological Collections Assistant  Collections management is defined as the process to document and care for museum collections. Often, this includes documenting all objects, ensuring the preservation of such documentation for the future, housing objects in a proper … Continue reading

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Wanna Help?

Our interns will become contributing authors on the CART blog soon. Hopefully, we will also begin to incorporate volunteers who are interested in writing. Volunteers, interns and work study students are an invaluable part of our branch. The Cultural Resources Management & Protection Branch often provides opportunities … Continue reading

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Intern with Us!

If you are interested in an internship with us, apply now! Fairfax County has a lot of internship opportunities.  Fill out an application online. If you would like to intern with field, lab or collections, specify that you are interested in “Archaeological  … Continue reading

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Get by with a little help from our friends

It has been a incredible couple weeks when it comes to the community’s embrace of CART.  Last week, the a Boy Scout conducted his Eagle Scout project, amassing a crew to clear brush along Old Colchester Road.  This week we … Continue reading

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