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🔗Four Corners Collection and NAGPRA Museum Intern – 1200 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Salt Lake City, UT (Remote)
  • 17.00 USD / Hour
  • February 22, 2023
  • Department: Bureau of Land Management - Utah State Office, Branch of Outdoor and Heritage Resources
  • Job Reference #: 4052g
  • 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 Transportation Stipend, Flexible Schedule, Possibility for Telework
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Some work will occur at a repository where collection boxes up to 25 pounds 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.
  • Application Email: waso_cr-intern@nps.gov

Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Utah State Office manages a diverse range of programs, including a cultural resources program, 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) cases. Projects and duties that support the management of the 100,000 object collection at the Utah State Office include updating catalog information, collections research, taking collections photographs, assisting with environmental and pest monitoring, assisting with NAGPRA and other ongoing collections projects as needs arise. The intern will also assist the Utah State Office and BLM Field Offices with NAGPRA responsibilities including developing inventories and summaries, drafting correspondence, writing NAGPRA notices, and working with partner museums across the country on BLM Utah NAGPRA cases. The intern will work under the supervision of the Museum Collections Manager. Work may take place both virtually and in an office setting as well as at an off-site repository location.

  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply

    Benefits

    All NCPE interns received an hourly stipend, the rate is listed at each position description. Additionally, interns receive paid time off (PTO), paid Federal holidays if working full-time, and access to NCPE's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for career and personal counseling, coaching, and referrals. Project sites may also offer a housing allowance and/or commuting stipend; this information is also listed in the description or offered during the interview.

    As an organization operating under Public Land Corps Act (PLC) authority, many NCPE positions qualify the intern for Federal Hiring Preference if (1) they complete a minimum of 640 hours at one or more qualifying conservation project(s); (2) are between the ages of 16 and 30 years (35 if a veteran); and (3) apply for a Federal position at USAJOBS with PLC noted in the announcement within two years of completing the internship. Find out more about this hiring preference during the interview or contact manager@preservenet.org for details.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program or recently graduated (within the past 12 months) and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

    Please note that interns are not NCPE or NPS employees. Stipends are academic awards and taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional if you have questions.

    How to Apply

    You may review NCPE's internship opportunities during the Summer and Winter application rounds without registering. Use the search function to find listings by location, keyword, or area of interest/category. Once you identify one or more positions of interest, there is a 3-step application process.

    Step 1: Click on the Apply for Job button, then select Universal Application. Click on Register to create a User Account, which requires a username and email. A link will be sent to you from manager@preservenet.org to create a password. We suggest that you add this email to your safe senders list so you don't miss receiving this important link. You will be instructed to Log In to Preservenet using your user name or email and password, which will take you back to the Universal Application.

    Step 2: The Universal Application is required to apply for all NCPE internships. You fill out this form only once. In addition to contact information, educational status, work history, and experience, it requires two attachments: (1) the 2 most recent years of academic transcripts. These may be unofficial transcripts if official versions are unavailable. PDF only, labeled Your Last Name_Your First Name_Transcript. (2) a resume or CV (curriculum vitae). Please limit to a maximum of 4 pages; 2 pages preferred. May be .doc, .docx or PDF. Label Your Last Name_Your First Name_Resume. This form may be saved as a draft and completed later. Use the link provided to return to the form.

    Step 3: Once you submit the Universal Application, you may browse and apply for NCPE internships using the link provided. Complete the application process by clicking on the Apply for job button found at each internship listing and upload the required Essay. Use the essay to explain why you are applying for an internship, including how your interest areas will benefit the National Park Service (NPS) and how the internship will further your studies and career goals. Be as specific as possible; there is a 400-word maximum length. Submit the essay to finish the application for that position. You may apply for a maximum of 6 internships during this application round. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

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