Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park Internship Opportunity!

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is hiring a Student Trainee (Archaeological Technician) GS-0199-05 through the Pathways Internship Program with anticipated employment for 10 to 12 weeks between May and September 2014. The Pathways Internship Program is open to current students.
 
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park preserves, protects, and interprets the legacy of the Native American Hopewell culture. Nearly 2,000 years ago in present-day southern Ohio, Hopewell people built dozens of monumental earthen mounds and enclosures to serve as sacred centers of community life and ceremony. Six of these remarkable sites are preserved in the park.
 
For more information about Hopewell Culture,
 
Selected applicants will assist the Park Archaeologist, Park Curator, and outside researchers to complete a variety of archaeological field and laboratory projects at park units throughout Ross County, Ohio.
 
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Archaeological field surveys and excavations
  • Data recording, including field notes, excavation records, maps, and photographs
  • Laboratory management, incuding data entry and maintenance of databases, maps, and files
  • Compiling, analyzing, and summarizing data for reports, interpretive programs, and exhibits
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures, and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.
 
Applications are due February 3-7 ONLY!

For more information, please contact:
Bret J. Ruby, PhD, RPA
Chief Archaeologist, Resource Management
bret_J_ruby@nps.gov
Phone: 740-774-1126

Video courtesy of the Ancient Ohio Trail.
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