Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 29-Aug-2022 to 28-Sep-2022 (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • 17.82-23.90 per hour A-13 Step I $17.82 to Step VII $23.90
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Classification Title

Intern 3



Pay Range

A-13, STEP I $17.82 - STEP VII $23.90

NATURE OF WORK: The Intern 3 assists in a variety of administrative, professional, research, investigative, fiscal, or management orientated projects in a Tribal department.

The purpose of this position is to provide recent graduates with employment experience with the Tribe or in a field specific to their course of study. Incumbents will receive training in department procedures and may be assigned productive tasks and assignments in a variety of professional areas.

Internships at this level are intended for early professional work that requires a Bachelor's degree. Internships are temporary and typically are only filled for special short-term projects having an established completion date (1 year), during vacation periods, or school breaks.


  • Under supervision, complete specific administrative, professional, research, investigative, fiscal, or management orientated projects and assignments.
  • Assist in the identification, documentation, and protection of significant historic and pre-historic cultural properties and natural resources of interest to the Tribe using and maintaining THPO Department field equipment such as screens, shovels, trowels, and tape measures.
  • Follows Tribal, State, and Federal guidelines in situations of inadvertent discovery of human remains.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of proper grammatical construction, sentence and paragraph development, basic mathematics, and the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with both internal and external individuals and organizations.
  • Knowledge of the Nisqually Indian Tribe's history, customs, traditions, and ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite, flatbed scanner, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), digital phones systems, tablets, and digital cameras.
  • Working knowledge of tribal, state, and federal laws and regulations, e.g., NHPA section 106 & 110, NEPA, NAGPRA, EO 21-02, AIRFA, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in anthropology/archaeology, history, or similar research-intensive field.
  • Must have a valid Washington State Driver`s license and be insurable under the Nisqually Indian Tribe`s insurance policy.
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