March 7, 2022 to August 26, 2022
Fort Pulaski National Monument
The public archeology internship at Fort Pulaski National Monument will provide an opportunity for an interested and motivated individual to develop skills related to the management of archeological resources. The selected individual will work closely with the Park Archeologist to do data recovery excavations at the Worker’s Village site, where the people who built the fort lived and worked. They will gain experience in all stages of the research process: archival research, field work (particularly block excavation), public interpretation, artifact processing, identifying cultural materials, artifact analysis, technical report writing, and curation.
- One-time Travel Allowance: $1,100 (Personal vehicle is required)
- Weekly Living Allowance: $500 / week
- Eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award valued at $ 3,097.50
Conditions of Employment
Beginning on 1/18/22, all new SCA volunteer program participants are required to be fully vaccinated. Full vaccination is defined as having received a booster shot six months after the Pfizer and Moderna primary series and two months after the Johnson & Johnson primary series.
- Location Description
- Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on Cockspur Island between Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia. It preserves Fort Pulaski; during the American Civil War, the Union Army successfully tested riﬂed cannon in combat in 1862 there, the success of which rendered brick fortifications obsolete.
Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Data Entry competent without supervision
Hand Tools competent without supervision