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Archaeologist Intern

Tetra Tech, Inc.
Bloomington, Minnesota
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Full Time
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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science.

We are currently seeking a part-time Archaeologist Intern for our Bloomington, MN location. Responsibilities will include conducting archaeological fieldwork as part of a team or individually. This work will include pedestrian surveys and shovel testing. Fieldwork will be in the Midwest, Upper Midwest, and Northern Great Plains. The duration of the internship is expected to be May through August 2024.


Desired skills in the ideal candidate include:
  • Currently reside in the Twin Cities Metro Area of Minnesota.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus on archaeology.
  • Able to manage time well and work on tasks as part of a larger project team.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of Midwest and Great Plains Archaeology.

  • Current enrollment in an anthropology or archaeology program in pursuit of a B.S., B.A., or M.A. required.

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to walk up to 10-15 miles per day around project sites.
  • Must physically be able to carry equipment such as maps, shovels, screens, GPS unit, and cameras during field work.

Work Environment:

The work environment will consist of 100% field work, with some field work requiring overnight stays. You must be able to:
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions, and in all seasons, both hot and cold.
  • Work in remote locations and include areas of uneven terrain.
  • Travel, including overnight stays.

Tetra Tech offers a Basic Core Medical Plan and 401k.

Health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including any public health orders and regulations that are mandated by local, state, provincial, federal, and international authorities as well as client and project requirements.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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