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Cultural Resource Management Intern


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Hawai'i National Park, Hawaii

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Stewards Individual Placements (Stewards) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our cultural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. 

Stewards in partnership with Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park are seeking an intern who will complete a Cultural Landscape Inventory report for the Kahuku Unit of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. This will involve conducting field work, collecting GPS data, completing GIS maps, archival research, reviewing existing oral history interviews, and potentially conducting several new oral history interviews to compile into the Cultural Landscape Inventory report.


Position Responsibilities will include:

  • Completing a Cultural Landscape Inventory report for the Kahuku Unit of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
  • Field work will occur in a remote area of the park accessed by 4WD. The field work may require hiking over rough terrain in inclement weather with a backpack weighing up to 40 lbs
  • Work will include GPS and GIS mapping, archival research, compiling existing oral history interviews, and potentially conducting new oral history interviews


Required Skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge and expertise in Hawaiian culture and ethnographic resources
  • Proficiency in GPS/GIS mapping
  • Educational background in history or anthropology
  • Skilled in research and writing
  • Applicants must pass a criminal background check which requires fingerprinting by a DOI approved location prior to start date
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to pass background checks


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in ōlelo Hawaiʻi
  • Knowledgable in how to apply the National Register of Historic Places criterion
  • Graduate-level student



  • Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $6,895 (pre-tax)
  • Living allowance: $675/week (pre-tax)
  • Housing allowance: $245/week (pre-tax)
  • Mentoring under National Park Service Cultural Resource Specialists
  • National Register of Historic Places training
  • ESRI ArcPro training
  • Other NPS trainings may be available as opportunities arise


How to Apply:
Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.


If you have questions about this position, please contact Summer Roper Todd at  or  Andre Nguyen (, Stewards Program Coordinator.


Stewards Individual Placements does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all

This position is located in Hawai'i National Park, HI. View the Google Map in full screen.