Three people stand on a rocky outcropping with vegetation-covered buttes in the background.
Fossil Butte Interns

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Scientists-in-the Parks 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 Scientists-in-the-Parks program.

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 is desired. On-site housing provided.

For additional information, email the volunteer coordinator or paleontologist or call 307-877-4455.

Last updated: December 1, 2020

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