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Anthropology Intern - Environmental Services (Kansas City)

Employer
Burns & McDonnell
Location
Raytown, Missouri
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Environmental Anthropology
Organization Type
Business
Our Anthropology Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard archaeological techniques and procedures. Responsibilities may include:
  • Assisting with archaeological and historical pre-field investigation research and preparation
  • Performing archaeological field studies in a variety of vibrant locales
  • Practicing soil identification and description
  • Assisting with archaeological site recording
  • Conducting data and artifact analysis, GIS analysis, curation, preservation, and cataloguing duties
  • Assist in the preparation of deliverables such as survey reports, site forms, and desktop reviews.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master's degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or related degree from an accredited program with at least one year of post-secondary education.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Prior internship and/or related archaeological/cultural resources experience preferred.
  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to travel and perform archaeological field work. Must be able to walk up to 10 miles a day and dig shovel tests in a variety of settings.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.

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