This National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) and the National Park Service (NPS)internship opportunity would entail working with and assisting archeologists, anthropologists, historians, historical landscape architects, historical architects, and museum curators on a wide range of cultural resource management tasks for various National Park sites within Alaska.
Duties may include: organization of ethnographic field data; researching the history of a historic property; site visits and field work to document existing conditions with photographs and maps; developing maps and other products, like ESRI Story Map, from GIS data sets; entering information into national databases, such as Archeological Sites Management Information System; organizing archival material; rehousing archeological collections; and other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of western United States archeology and/or history, cultural resource management principles, strong research skills, writing skills, and a working knowledge of graphic and mapping programs (Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS). Preference given for knowledge of Alaskas prehistoric, historic, and contemporary peoples.
400 Hour Internship
400 Hour internship, $15/hour stipend, to begin Spring Semester 2017.