Archeo Technician

Expected Dates
September 19, 2022 to March 5, 2023
Site
Devils Tower National Monument
Position ID
PO-00734009
This internship opportunity is for individuals seeking to develop their archaeology skillset and develop a knowledge of the human prehistory of Devils Tower National Monument and surrounding area. 

Interns for this project will assist park archaeologists with the documentation of multiple recently discovered archaeology sites at Devils Tower National Monument.  The individual chosen for this internship will assist archaeologists with photographing, measuring, sketching, and developing narratives for archaeology sites and artifacts recently uncovered at the park.  The intern will also assist with remote sensing and survey utilizing ground penetrating radar to document sub surface cultural deposits that may exist under these archaeology sites as well.  The inter selected will also assist park archaeologists with documenting geospatial data about archaeology sites utilizing GIS equipment.  The intern will work closely with archaeologists outside in the field to document these sites and will also work with staff in the office to compile documentation and write sections of reports about each archaeology site documented. 

The intern selected for this position will gain skills in developing scaled drawings, photography, GIS, remote sensing, photogrammetry, artifact identification and classification, data organization, and reporting.  

It is expected that the individual selected for this position will have past experience in archaeology or is working toward a degree in archaeology.

Compensation amounts:
- $1,100- one time RT travel allowance
- $600- weekly living allowance
- $3247- AmeriCorps Education Award
- Housing on site available
- All Weather Uniform Package
- 24-7 Incident Response
- Personal Program Advisor

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
  • Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming
  • Devils Tower employees multiple subject matter experts in cultural and natural resources. Each of these specialists are available to mentor, train, and help develop interns skills in science, visitor use management, and more
  • Mentoring, outdoor recreation management training, resource management training, rock climbing, hiking, camping, and community programs
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Social Sciences
some coursework or experience
Data Entry
competent without supervision
Field Research
competent with supervision
Writing/Publishing
competent with supervision
Orienteering compass skills
some experience