Cultural Resources Intern (PO-00734613)

Please read: This position is open to local candidates already residing in Hawaii and will require that selected individuals have or obtain their own housing on the island of Maui.
Duties and Responsibilities: 

Conduct condition assessments for archeological sites, historic structures, and cultural landscapes and enter information into NPS Cultural Resources Inventory System; 25%; Assist Archeologist with field visits and surveys; 25%; Inventory, digitize, and rehouse museum collections, including archeology, natural history, art and archives, 25%; Assist Museum Curator with creation of online content, museum tours, museum housekeeping and integrated pest management, and processing of returned rocks; 25%.


Intern must be able to perform solo hiking/backpacking over rugged, steep volcanic terrain at high elevations (6,000-10,000 ft.) in harsh weather conditions and conduct 3–4-day backcountry trips.   

Compensation amounts:

  • $450 – weekly living allowance
  • $1,300 – one time RT travel allowance
  • $730 – monthly housing allowance (for 6 months)
  • $2,375 – reimbursable fund for duty related travel and/or commuting mileage reimbursement 
  • AmeriCorps eligible ($3,247.50 education award)

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes


*Please provide an attached 1-2 page resume and up-to-date references with your SCA application*

It is SCA's policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared prior to the position's start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position's start date will be delayed due to non-compliance.

*For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to  

Position ID: PO-00734613

Expected Dates: May 8, 2023 - October 22, 2023

Training Provided: In-park training opportunities including museum curation techniques, archeological sites, historic structures, and cultural landscapes condition assessments and surveying, CPR/1st aid.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Educational opportunities are available through park training programs. Recreational opportunities include in-park hiking, and various out-of-park activities including beach activities, biking, movies, etc.

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

Vehicle is not necessary, but recommended. Transportation is provided only for necessity shopping. Recreational transportation is not available. Interns may seek rides from employees on-site.

Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.

SCA will provide a $1,000 monthly housing allowance (less taxes) to the selected candidate for them to use to subsidize the costs of their own housing on island. 

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

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