CRDIP Archeology Member - Colonial National Historical Park and Northeast Archeological Resources Program

American Conservation Experience - EPICYorktown, VA

10 months ago


Job Title

Archeology Member

Job Location

Colonial National Historical Park- Yorktown, VA

Job Overview

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and through the Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program, is seeking an Archeology Member to assist in the project partnership between Colonial National Historical Park and the Northeast Archeological Resources Program that uses archeology to discover and interpret evidence of the lives of Africans and African Americans enslaved at the Travis Plantation.

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  • Living allowance: $680/week
  • Housing reimbursement: up to $1,000/month


  • Serve as a project archeological assistant on the Travis Site Archeological Project
  • Hone excavation and lab skills through field sessions and post-field laboratory work
  • Engage with external stakeholders through public and community outreach
  • Produce close-of-fieldwork memo detailing project methods, activities, and results
  • Present work in a concise and professional manner to a wide audience


  • Education, experience, and/or demonstrated interest in archeology, anthropology, or a related discipline
  • Understanding of archaeological method and theory as well as field excavation techniques equivalent with the completion of an archeological field school
  • Ability to present work in a concise and professional manner to a wide audience
  • U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Willing and able to represent ACE and the partner organization professionally and positively
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Current and valid form of ID
  • Able to pass required criminal history check
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have requested and been granted a medical or religious exemption to vaccination
  • Completion of bi-weekly timesheets, beginning of term feedback forms, and end of term evaluations


  • Experience with GIS technologies
  • Completion of an archeological field school

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Yorktown, VA | $3,299/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,461

  • Miscellaneous$879

  • Food$418

  • Utilities$286

  • Transportation$255


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