Re: Internship opportunity

Robert Johnson (johnsorl@COLORADO.EDU)
Thu, 7 Sep 1995 04:05:58 -0600

On Wed, 6 Sep 1995, Marc Kodack wrote:

> 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
> whole.
> 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
> requirements.
> 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,
> 1995.

Does this internship involve articles obtained from places sacred
to Native American peoples on land stolen from them at the point of
a gun, starvation, or imminent genocide of their people and culture?

Robert Johnson