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    Who May Apply To be eligible for a Pathways Program internship, you must meet the following requirements:

    · You must be a current student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on at least a half-time basis and in with a minimum overall 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).

    · Enrollment must be with an accredited educational institution or state-approved home school. These may include high schools, colleges, universities, technical, trade, vocational, or business schools, and state approved home school secondary and post-secondary programs.

    · Qualifying certificate programs are post-high school programs equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum.

    · Educational institutions must be accredited by organizations recognized by the U.S.Department of Education. To see if your school is accredited, please visit: http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation.

    · For more information on the Pathways Intern Program visit: www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns

    · The anticipated start date for this position is: May 17, 2015

    · The anticipated work schedule for this position is: Full-time

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    Major Duties: You will assist supervisor and/or higher-graded technician in basic archeological field surveys by walking over the landscape and searching for archeological features and artifacts. Record data and prepare survey records such as site maps, photographs, field notes, etc. Under direction, you will participate in limited excavation and testing of sites, including the careful recovery of sample materials. Assist with the processing of specimens recovered in the field and help prepare specimens to be sent to dating laboratories. You will identify, label, and package artifacts for curation under direction of higher-graded technicians. Maintain field equipment and supplies. Maintain related databases, forms, maps, and files. Perform data entry into GIS systems, databases, spreadsheets and archival records. Works cooperatively in a team environment. Field work is performed outdoors with exposure to heat, sun, insects, allergens, and other hazards.  Work requires physical exertions such as bending, crouching, stooping, and lifting.

    Area Information:  Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is located 2 miles north of the town of Chillicothe, Ohio on State Highway 104. Hopewell Culture is 50 miles south of Columbus, Ohio. The park's location at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains has a moderate climate with seasonal weather. Summers are generally hot and humid with occasional thunderstorms. Daytime temperatures in the summer average between 80 to 90 degrees F. Winters are cold with occasional, moderate accumulations of snow generally less than six inches. Daytime temperatures in the winter average between 30 to 40 degrees F. Chillicothe (population 22,000) provides K-12 schools, a branch campus of the Ohio University, a regional hospital, and a variety of stores, restaurants, motels, and banks. Columbus provides all modern amenities, collegiate opportunities, and cultural features of a major metropolitan area. Park housing is not available.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

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