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🔗Archaeological Technician Intern – 640 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Mendon, VT
  • 20.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: USDA Forest Service - Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests
  • Job Reference #: 4094
  • Job Qualifications:

    ·       Working knowledge of the theories, principles, and concepts of archeology, including reconnaissance, evaluation, and basic field survey procedures to conduct reconnaissance and surveys.

    ·       Experience with ArcGIS software (ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro), preferred.

    ·       Recent graduate with a bachelor’s degree or higher in anthropology/archaeology (or related field) is preferred. Upcoming graduates (Spring 2024) are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • How to Apply:

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

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO), Free Housing
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Ability to hike in rough terrain and on steep slopes while carrying up to 25 pounds of field gear
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Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The successful candidate will perform productive work under the supervision of the Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forest’s Heritage Program Manager and Archaeologist.

Major Duties:

·       The selected applicant conducts archaeological pedestrian surveys in a variety of terrains, temperature/weather, and elevations in support of the Forest’s Heritage Program project review; and

·       In conducting field searches, identifies and marks archeological sites, prepares site location maps, records findings, photographs artifacts and features, and prepares sites sketches as necessary; and

·       Selects, interprets, and applies technical guidelines to analyze archeological data and prepares site forms to document findings; and

·       Assists with the preparation of reports about the nature and extent of known cultural resources; and

·       Searches for and examines historical records as well as the findings of other archeological experts relative to the history of the area; and

·       Utilizes ArcGIS software to analyze data and prepare maps for site forms and reports; and

·       May drive field vehicles in rugged and remote terrain and must have a valid state driver’s license.

Housing will be provided at the Mount Tabor Work Center seasonal housing facility for the duration of the position. The successful candidate will work out of the GMFL Supervisor’s Office located in Mendon, Vermont with housing located in Mt Tabor, Vermont.

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.