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Applied Anthropology Intern

Anchorage, Alaska
Closing date
Dec 29, 2022

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Position Type
Full Time
Applied Anthropology
Organization Type
DOWL is seeking an Intern who is interested in the field of applied anthropology to join our amazing Cultural Resources Management team! This is a temporary, long-term ( We are the people who make it happen, so getting and keeping the best and the brightest is one of our most important missions. Join a team of skilled engineers and avid Alaska adventurers at DOWL! Take a look at our company page to learn more about our mission, philosophy, and history:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Conduct and document research efforts and findings
- Perform assemblies and tabulations of resources
- Contact tribal governments
- Coordinate with government agencies, client staff, and other professionals to obtain design information and approvals.
- Prepare and route project related correspondence and record keeping.
- Assist cultural resources field survey crews.
- Other cultural resources management related duties as assigned.
Qualifications. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Two to three years of college-level course work in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree (M.A. or Ph.D.) in anthropology. Prior work experience in cultural resources management is desirable but is not required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical analysis, and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to clients, co-workers, and the public.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
- Should be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project software.
- AutoCAD knowledge and experience is highly desirable.
- Ability to prioritize special projects and daily workload to ensure that all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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