Fossil Butte interns during seasonal training

Fossil Butte interns

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Fossil Butte National Monument offers two-three internships for qualified applicants through the Geological Society of America's GeoCorps program and the Student Conservation Association.

GeoCorps Interns perform a variety of interpretive activities including the operation of our fossil research quarry, demonstrating fossil preparation techniques, presenting geology/paleontology-themed programs, staffing visitor center information desk, assisting with spring/fall school group visits and assisting with cultural and natural resource management projects including organizing museum collections, and assisting with research projects. Apply through the Geological Society of America's GeoCorps America program.

Student Conservation Association interns assist with our invasive plant control program. Apply through the Student Conservation Association.

Applicants must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. A government security background clearance may be required. Applicants must be able to hike in rocky terrain at elevations up to 8,000 feet. Academic background in geology and/or paleontology desired for GeoCorp internships. On-site housing provided.

For additional information contact the lead interpreter or paleontologist at 307-877-4455 or e-mail.

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