Herculaneum Conservation Project: Not Just Any Internship

Sep 29, 2013 2053

AUR Alumn David Samulski (Archeology and the Classics, 2013) has recently completed a very successful internship with the Herculaneum Conservation Project in the Campania region of Italy. Acquiring the internship through AUR, David went to join the site for a month last July.

The internship itself was chance for David to be fully immersed in the archeology world. All contributors to the Herculaneum Conservation Project were placed in a dorm system within a restored villa looking over Mount Vesuvius. "It was an incredible opportunity", he said, "to eat, sleep, and work with professionals and specialists in the field who were coming in and out of the sight."

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Source: The American University of Rome

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