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Posted: 04/29/2010

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Undergrad Techincal Intern - Cultural Resources
Internship Opportunity
Richland, WA
Open Until
Until Filled

Job Description

This summer intern position will support the PNNL Program Manager and PNNL cultural resources subject matter experts (SMES) for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Environmental Reviews for New Reactor Licensing. This position will be responsible for sorting, organizing, and entering cultural and historic resource data into a SharePoint database related to applications for early site permits (ESP) and construction permits and combined license (COL) applications.

The primary activities of the position are program related, supporting projects with data management activities through the course of environmental and safety projects related to the New Reactor Licensing Program. The position is responsible for uploading and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of cultural resources files on the NRC EARRTH site.

Duties include:

  • Researching cultural resources laws and regulations (National Historic Preservation Act and National Environmental Policy Act)
  • Working with cultural resources SMES to collate cultural resources information on the various applications and uploading such information onto the NRC EARRTH site.
  • Assisting with the cultural resources (and other disciplines as needed) related comment/response queries and comment-response database including data entry
  • The position requires excellent organizational, computer, and data entry skills. An understanding of cultural resources; archaeological and historical surveys and knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act is preferred
  • Minimum Requirements

    Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5. All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.


    Pursuing a Bachelor¿s degree in anthropology/archaeology with a minimum of 6-months of experience in data entry and database management related to historical and cultural research. Experience working in a museum, university, or governmental environment preferred.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

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    The Tri-Cities started out with 3 main communities: Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland - but the phenomenal growth of neighboring West Richland has made the area more of a "Quad-City". Located just hours from Seattle, WA and Portland, OR, the area is embraced by the beauty of a desert landscape and connected by the Columbia, Snake, and Yakima rivers. The Tri-Cities offers a multitude of recreational, cultural, and historical activities and is a great place to visit and live. We're known for our premier golf courses, award-winning wineries, unique shopping, and abundant outdoor and water recreation. Click on the link above to learn more about the various communities. PNNL is located in Richland, WA.

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