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🔗Four Corners Collection and NAGPRA Museum Intern – 1200 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 17.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Bureau of Land Management - Utah State Office, Branch of Outdoor and Heritage Resources
  • Job Reference #: 4086d
  • Job Qualifications:

    Ideally, the candidate will have prior experience working with archaeology collections in a museum or lab setting; knowledge of curation; knowledge of Southwest or Four Corners archaeology and artifact types; strong organizational skills, strong writing skills; and the ability to work in multiple settings including virtually, in a repository, and in an office. Experience with NAGPRA is a plus. These qualifications are preferred, but not required to be considered. The intern should possess a valid driver’s license for official local travel to the off-site repository.

  • How to Apply:

    Click on the application button at this listing and follow the instructions to apply online.

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO), Public Transit Stipend, Flexible Schedule, Telework Opportunities
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Some work will occur at a repository where collection boxes up to 25 lbs. may need to be lifted. A platform ladder will need to be used to reach some boxes. Some work may require standing or sitting for long periods of time throughout the day.
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Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages a diverse range of programs including a cultural resources program. The Utah State Office is the lead office for the BLM in Utah and supports the District and Field Offices across the state.

The intern will assist with the management of a Southwest and Four Corners archaeology collection and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance. Projects and duties that support the management of the 100,000 object collection at the Utah State Office include updating catalog information, collections research, assisting with environmental and pest monitoring, and assisting with ongoing collections projects as needs arise. The intern will assist the Utah State Office with NAGPRA responsibilities including developing inventories and summaries, drafting correspondence, writing NAGPRA notices, and working with Tribal Nations and partner museums across the country on BLM Utah NAGPRA cases.

The intern will work with the Museum Collections Manager to accomplish the museum and NAGPRA priorities of the BLM Utah cultural resources program. Work will take place virtually, in an office setting, and at an off-site repository location.

This position is part of the Internship Program administered by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE). The program is a partnership between the National Park Service and NCPE. Eligibility requirements apply; visit for details and instructions on how to apply.

Qualified NCPE interns who successfully complete their internships may count their position towards earning a Public Land Corps (PLC) Non-Competitive Hiring Authority certificate.  Once earned, the PLC hiring authority certificate may be used to apply for eligible Federal temporary, term, or permanent positions. Visit the website listed above for details about this benefit. Successful completion of the internship does not guarantee Federal employment.