Intern

The CIG collaborates with various of its participating educational institutions to host undergraduate and graduate students in Athens for three-month internships throughout the academic year.

 

Wilfrid Laurier University Intern

Heather Robinson
(September to December 2018)

Heather Robinson is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario. She is majoring in Archaeology and Heritage Studies with an option in geomatics.

Heather has obtained an interest in Greek mythology and ancient history since reading Percy Jackson in Grade 8. She recently developed an interest in bioarchaeology and wishes to focus in that field of study throughout her master’s degree.

During the summer of 2016, Heather participated in excavations on the Town of Nebo Archaeological Project in Jordan. During her time in Greece she plans to explore various parts of the country, and experience new food, museums, and culture.

 

University of Waterloo Intern

Moira Scully
(January to April 2019)

Moira Scully is a fifth-year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. She is completing her degree in Classical and Medieval History.

Moira’s initial interest in the ancient world began in high school when she took an antiquities course. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she developed an interest in Hellenistic art and plans to analyze the cross cultural connections between pieces from antiquity and the Renaissance, which depict Greek mythology.

During the summer of 2016, Moira participated in excavations on Herstmonceux castle in England. In the summer of 2018, Moira worked in collaboration with the British Museum as well as the King’s Lynn Museum on an exhibition for medieval pilgrims’ badges. Throughout her stay in Greece she plans to visit museums and archaeological sites across the country, while experiencing a new culture.

 

York University Intern

(May to July 2019)