Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Published: December 17, 2016
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Explore the mystery and complexity of an extended network of communities and irrigation canals. An Ancient Sonoran Desert People’s farming community and “Great House” are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading partners is but part of the mystique of the Ruins. This internship will provide an opportunity to learn about the day-to-day operations and career opportunities in cultural resource management in the National Park Service (NPS).  The LHIP intern will assist the park’s Exhibit Specialist, Archeological Technician, and Chief of Resources in a variety of cultural resource tasks.  The LHIP will have an opportunity to learn hands on heritage site management including preservation of earthen ruins, Architectural Documentation of historic structures, and NPS preservation practice and policy. Ideal candidates will have an interest in learning more about archeology, historic preservation, curation, and cultural resource management with the NPS, and Spanish speaking proficiency.

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