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Anthropology Intern - Environmental Services (Kansas City)

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

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Position Type
Full Time
Environmental Anthropology
Organization Type
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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