Two students are being given the chance to make history by working alongside the archaeologists who uncovered the remains of Richard III.

The University of Leicester is offering an internship for a Year 12 ( aged 17 to 18) student to work on a second excavation of the Grey Friars church site in the city where the skeleton of the medieval king was uncovered last September.

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    Richard Buckley, of the University of Leicester

The successful candidate will work with University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) team members Richard Buckley and Mathew Morris throughout July.

As part of the month-long paid post, the intern will learn key archaeological skills and processes and will have the chance to make new discoveries in the remnants of the Grey Friars church.

The successful candidate will work with University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) team members Richard Buckley and Mathew Morris throughout July.

As part of the month-long paid post, the intern will learn key archaeological skills and processes and will have the chance to make new discoveries in the remnants of the Grey Friars church.

Applicants should visit www2.le.ac.uk/departments/archaeology/richard-iii-internship

The deadline for applications is midnight June 23 and the successful interns will be notified on June 26.

 

Read the full story here: http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Richard-III-Internships-offered-new-archaeology/story-19308500-detail/story.html#axzz2WUR0VJqpFor Archaeology News – Archaeology Research – Archaeology Press Releases

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