SWCA Environmental Consultants is hiring a
SWCA is seeking a Cultural Resources Intern (archaeological; architectural historian) for Summer 2023 to support both office and field natural resources projects for our Amherst, MA office. Cultural Resources Interns will support a diversity of field-based and office based-projects and will work with talented, multi-disciplinary teams of cultural resource professionals. Established in 1981, SWCA has a long-standing presence in the United States and is known for sound science and creative solutions.
Your role as a cultural resources intern will be assisting with cultural resources/archaeology data entry, artifact analysis, reporting, and fieldwork during the summer field season. Architectural historian internship activities could focus on reconnaissance and intensive architectural resources surveys; historic research; learning to write architectural descriptions; helping to research and prepare historic context documents or other historical resources technical reports; and assisting with historic building condition assessments and/or preservation plans. You should be able to work outside during fieldwork sessions that generally last for a week or more.
This internship will occur during the summer 2023 (June 5th to mid-August). Candidates who can start earlier than June 2023 will be considered and those who can remain past August may provide additional value. In addition to project work, the internship program includes regularly scheduled presentations by SWCA leaders.
This is a paid, full-time internship offering an hourly rate of $17.00/hour.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as is reasonable. We anticipate a large flow of qualified candidates, and we will close the posting as soon as the individual office positions are filled.
Please submit a cover letter to be considered for this position. In the cover letter, please also include a 250-500 word essay in response to the prompt below:
SWCA is committed to employee success measured solely by contributions to advancing our scientific and technical work, not by factors such as gender, identity, expression, or sexual orientation, racial or ethnic identity, cultural, or socio-economic background, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, health status or physical abilities. We value and celebrate the unique differences that make us OneSWCA. In alignment with this commitment, all SWCA internship applicants shall submit a brief essay and, in 250 to 500 words, respond to the following statement: Please d__escribe your work, service, personal, or educational experience with diverse communities that have traditionally been underrepresented or adversely impacted in the workplace. Based on these experiences, outline how promoting inclusion, diversity, and belonging drives enhanced success.
Diverse and Veteran applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our Vision (the North Star)****: Help drive SWCA to be the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership.
Core Values**:** We are #OneSWCA and collaborate across all our offices, programs, and disciplines**.** We are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack. We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. It is imperative for the successful candidate to fit SWCA's unique culture. Do you appreciate sustainability and environmental awareness? Is giving back to your community a priority? SWCA is a team of scientists, planners, technical experts, and corporate services professionals that are committed to our culture.
Purpose**:** Our company purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today. You are invited to be a part of our success story.
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SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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