Pending approval of a Commonwealth Budget, PennDOTís Cultural Resource Management Program anticipates offering internships in cultural
resource management and historic preservation at the Central Office in Harrisburg Pa. and in Indiana, Pa. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Interns will be directly involved in important research on the management, study and stewardship of archaeological sites and historic resources
affected by transportation projects. Theyíll also be exposed to the full range of job skills and employment opportunities in Cultural Resource
Management through formal seminars and rotations in GIS, curation, archaeological field work, project assessment, consulting, environmental
review, and National Register evaluation.
Our internships, part of the Departmentís Engineering, Scientific and Technical Internship Program (ESTI) paid $11.86/hour in 2015 and
undergraduate or graduate credit may be available through your university department. Preference will be given to applicants with previous
exposure to GIS, database management, and archaeological, historical, or historic preservation course work and field experience in the Middle
Excellent communication skills are important. Please submit your application no later than January 29th, 2016. Interviews
typically are scheduled in February and March.
Students must be registered fulltime (carrying 12 or more undergraduate credits or 9 or more graduate credits) for the fall semester 2016, and in
good academic standing to be considered for internship positions for summer 2016.
The following majors will be considered for Cultural Resource Management internships:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management,Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning, History, Architectural
History, Geography/GIS, Geology, American Studies, Communications Media
Students must also have completed their 1st year in a 2-year Associate Degree Program or their 1st year in a 4-year Bachelor Degree Program.