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Posted: 01/24/2012

National Park Service
Grand Teton National Park

Cultural Resources Intern
Internship Opportunity
Moran, WY
Open Until

The cultural resources program seeks an independent, detail-oriented candidate with excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills to assist the cultural resource specialist with documenting the parks 400+ historic buildings and landscape features. The intern will assist in researching, completing documentation, and cataloging and processing cultural resource data. Field work will be required and Geographic Information System (GIS) knowledge is a plus. Activities include building and land records research, architectural writing, graphic and photo documentation and records maintenance. Graduate student status and a background in history, architecture, historic preservation or related fields are preferred.

Housing for this 8-week positions will be provided at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service Grand Teton Research Center, located at the historic AMK Ranch on the shore of Jackson Lake in view of the Teton Range. This is a beautiful but remote area with limited cell phone and internet service abaout one hour north of Jackson, WY.  Intern may be housed with another student for part or all of the summer in a rustic cabin. 

A $2,500 stipend will also be provided. Start and end dates are flexible but are expected to be sometime between mid-May and early September, 2012.

More information about Grand Teton National Park and nearby Yellowstone National Park can be found at www.nps.gov.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and a student in the Spring 2012 or Summer 2012 semesters and be continuing in an academic program during the Fall 2012 semester.

How to apply
Interested students should submit a resume, names and contact information for three references, their expected graduation date, and a short statement describing why they would like to work with the Grand Teton National Park cultural resources program. Please send via email to Katherine Longfield at katherine_longfield@nps.gov by 5:00 PM (MST) on March 15, 2012. Applications will be re-viewed as soon as they are received so early application is encouraged.
Katherine Longfield

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