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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Departmentís Engineering, Scientific and Technical Internship Program

Harrisburg, PA

2016 Summer Internships in Cultural Resource Management
Internship Opportunity

Pending approval of a Commonwealth Budget, PennDOTís Cultural Resource Management Program anticipates offering internships in cultural resource management and historic preservation at the Central Office in Harrisburg Pa. and in Indiana, Pa. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Interns will be directly involved in important research on the management, study and stewardship of archaeological sites and historic resources affected by transportation projects. Theyíll also be exposed to the full range of job skills and employment opportunities in Cultural Resource Management through formal seminars and rotations in GIS, curation, archaeological field work, project assessment, consulting, environmental review, and National Register evaluation.

Our internships, part of the Departmentís Engineering, Scientific and Technical Internship Program (ESTI) paid $11.86/hour in 2015 and undergraduate or graduate credit may be available through your university department. Preference will be given to applicants with previous exposure to GIS, database management, and archaeological, historical, or historic preservation course work and field experience in the Middle Atlantic region.

Excellent communication skills are important. Please submit your application no later than January 29th, 2016. Interviews typically are scheduled in February and March. Requirements: Students must be registered fulltime (carrying 12 or more undergraduate credits or 9 or more graduate credits) for the fall semester 2016, and in good academic standing to be considered for internship positions for summer 2016. The following majors will be considered for Cultural Resource Management internships: Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management,Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning, History, Architectural History, Geography/GIS, Geology, American Studies, Communications Media Students must also have completed their 1st year in a 2-year Associate Degree Program or their 1st year in a 4-year Bachelor Degree Program.
OPen until
Jan 29, 2016

How to apply
To Apply: Please complete the application below. PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying via email attachment, your signature is not required. PLEASE NOTE: Under Item 10 (location where you will accept employment), if you are applying for a Harrisburg-based internship, enter code 22. If you are applying for an IUP-based internship, enter code 32. Submit your completed application, a resume or curriculum vita with references, and a one page writing sample to Joe Baker at the address below (email with attachments preferred). You can also contact Joe with any technical questions you might have about the Summer Internships in Cultural Resource Management.
Phone: (717) 705-1482

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