Archaeological intern – USFS Kaibab

Position Type: Archaeological Intern

Open until: March 4, 2018

Wage: 13.00-15.00 DOE

Location: Kaibab National Forest, Fredonia, Arizona

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT THE NORTH KAIBAB RANGER DISTRICT, KAIBAB NATIONAL FOREST

Description:   Interns will work with Kaibab National Forest archaeologists on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon/Utah/Arizona border. The forest has a diverse and dynamic cultural resource program with thousands of archaeological sites under management. The intern will gain exposure to federal cultural resource management practices and the US Forest Service as well as the variety of artifacts and site types located in the four corners region.  Primary duties will entail assisting archaeologists in archaeological survey, recording (including site mapping and GPS usage), monitoring sites, data entry, as well as participating in public outreach events and gaining exposure to other disciplines within the agency.

Shared government housing/bunkhouse may be available in Fredonia, Arizona or Jacob Lake, Arizona for approximately $5.45- $8.05 per day depending on location. This housing may require sharing a room. Housing is for employees only. No pets or overnight visitors are permitted.

Qualifications:  

  1. Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting.
  2. Capable of working independently on assignments with minimal supervision.
  3. Upon completion of training, ability to collect and enter basic archaeological site and artifact data into forest data collection systems (computer, camera, GPS).
  4. Willing to work outdoors in the National Forest.
  5. Capable of hiking across uneven terrain in a variety of weather conditions carrying a field pack, water, and personal supplies.

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Connie Reid at creid@fs.fed.us. In the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by March 5, 2018

Contact Information:  

NAME: Connie Reid; EMAIL: creid@fs.fed.us; PHONE NUMBER: 928-643-8165

NAME: Jeremy Pribyl; EMAIL: jpribyl@fs.fed.us; PHONE NUMBER: 928-643-8184

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