Integrated Resources Intern

Expected Dates
September 9, 2019 to September 6, 2020
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Position ID
The National Park Service preserves and manages our country’s outstanding natural, historic, and recreational resources.  This internship will help ensure the protection of cultural and natural resources at Tumacacori National Historical Park in Tumacacori, Arizona.
This is a Resources Division internship that will require work helping to manage cultural and natural resources within Tumacácori National Historical Park.  In addition, the intern may also help with other divisions including interpretation.  Major duties include, but are not limited to: monitoring archaeological sites for visitor, pest, and other impacts; checking and downloading game cameras; assisting with preservation treatments on archaeological sites; assisting with invasive weed treatments, assisting with report writing, editing, filing, and data entry related to field data collection; helping with records management and park administrative history file organization; staffing and interpreting park areas; greeting and orienting visitors to the park; and providing informal interpretation.  The intern must be a U.S. Citizen and have a valid driver’s license.

Compensation amounts:
  • $1,100 - one time RT travel allowance
  • $160 - weekly living allowance
  • AmeriCorps eligible ($5,815 education award and health insurance if elected)
  • $675 - monthly housing allowance

*All allowances subject to applicable feral, state, and local allowances

  • Tumacácori National Historical Park was established in 1908 to protect, preserve, and tell the story of the old Spanish and O’odham mission ruins. The park also encompasses more than a mile of Santa Cruz River riparian environment, mesquite bosque (forest), and a section of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historical Trail. The park protects and manages a diverse set of cultural and natural resources. Temperatures range from 30 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The park is located near Tumacácori, AZ, about 50 miles south of Tucson, AZ.
  • The Chief of Resource Management will provide for orientation and training upon arrival to the park. He will provide an orientation to the park’s archaeological heritage, preservation, natural resources, and other resource management objectives.
  • The De Anza Trail follows the Santa Cruz River and winds through the park. Birding opportunities abound in this birding hot-spot of the Southwest. Hiking trails, from deserts to mountains, are nearby. Tubac and other small communities offer shopping, a
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Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Social Sciences
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Earth Sciences
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Customer Service
some experience
Data Entry
some experience
Field Research
some experience
Hand Tools
competent without supervision
Public Speaking
some experience