High Plains District National Historic Trails Interpretive Center – Park Ranger (Historian)

Environment for the Americas
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February 5, 2019
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This is a Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) position. If already graduated applicants can not have a graduation date later than Dec. 1st, 2018.

Job Description: The intern will compose an unprecedented research collection of documents, maps, photographs, reminiscences, historic newspaper accounts, and contemporary interviews relevant to a significant battle of the Plains Indian Wars from July, 1865. Extensive but fragmented documentation of the battle is known to exist in various locations in the west and in several university archives across the nation; however, there is no single repository for all known materials of importance that can inform BLM managers and interpreters about the battle in a credible, comprehensive way. The interns collection will serve internal and external researchers, land managers and interpreters for decades to come, and is vitally important to an imminent Environmental Assessment of the battle site. The BLM is looking for a capable , self-reliant and detailed oriented intern to participate in this project.

Start/End Date: This an 11 week internship running from the beginning of June to mid August.

Housing: To be determined.

Living conditions: This internship takes place mainly indoors in or around the city of Casper Wyoming.

Vehicle: A vehicle and license are required.

Stipend: $500/per week.

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