Internship opportunity

Marc Kodack (Kodack@SMTP.LMS.USACE.ARMY.MIL)
Wed, 6 Sep 1995 12:51:36 -0500

Sorry for any duplication.

Program Description

Postgraduate Research Participation Program
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District

Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and
Management of Archaeological Collections: U.S. Army
Cultural Resources Questionnaire Project

Research Project # STL 9503

Four postgraduate internships will be awarded by the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mandatory Center of
Expertise for the Curation and Management of
Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District (MCX). Interns
will participate in the MCX's Cultural Resources
Questionnaire project for the U.S. Army.

Interns will assist in collecting data on Army cultural
resources by visiting State Historic Preservation offices
throughout the United States. Supplemental telephone calls
will be made to U.S. Army facilities throughout the United
States. The data will be gathered through a questionnaire
and associated answer sheets and will be entered into a
computerized data base.

The project will provide interns with broad exposure to
applied anthropology in the Federal government. They will be
interacting with state agencies and cultural resource
management personnel at Army installations. The project
provides numerous possibilities for research concerning
Federal legislation and American archaeology and cultural
resource management practices in the U.S. Army as a

Considerable travel will be required. Two of every four
weeks will be spent making on-site visits. The other two
weeks will be used to enter data, conduct telephone
inquiries, prepare reports, and make arrangements for the
next trip.

Applicants should have a bachelor's or master's degree
(preferred) in anthropology or archaeology, with an emphasis
in North American archaeology. Experience working with
cultural resource management compliance requirements,
particularly the National Historic Preservation Act, as
amended, and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act,
as amended, would be helpful.

The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens and
permanent resident aliens without regard to race, sex,
religion, color, age, national origin, or status as a Vietnam
Era veteran or disabled veteran. Participants will be selected
based on academic records, recommendations, and
compatibility of background and experience with project

This Postgraduate Research Participation Program is
administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and
Education (ORISE). Participants will be mentored by and
work out of the MCX office in St. Louis, Missouri.

Appointments are full time, for a one-year period,
renewable up to two additional years upon recommendation
of the MCX and dependent upon funding. Annual stipends
start at $26,000 for a bachelor's degree recipient and $28,800
for a master's degree. Federal taxes will not be withheld from
the stipend and will be the responsibility of the appointee.
Participant must show proof of health and medical insurance,
either through a private plan or by purchase from the plan
available through ORISE.

Please reference project number STL 9503 when
calling or writing for more information. For additional
information and application materials, contact Shirley Ellison
at the address below.

Postgraduate Research Participation Program
for U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Louis
ATTN: Shirley Ellison
Science/Engineering Education Division
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
P.O. Box 117
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-0117
(615) 576-8503

Applications must be returned to ORISE by September 26,