Archaeological Research Institute

ARI AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

ARI AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

Gain valuable hands-on experience with ARI!


The ARI AmeriCorps Service Opportunities experience is a three to six month experience for motivated students seeking project-based experience in archaeology, non-profit operations, marketing, and/or education and programming.

Position Title: Varies

Position Description: Develop, manage, or implement projects based on interest to the individual and ARI in the fields of archaeology, non-profit operations, marketing, and/or education and programming. Customize a project from conception to implementation.

Why apply for an ARI AmeriCorps Service Opportunities?

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in non-profit organizations
  • Service to community
  • Resume and CV project experience
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Exciting and unique experience
  • Customizable projects and experience

By the end of the project a participant will be able to:

  • Complete a project from beginning to end
  • Collaborate on multi-stakeholder projects
  • Plan, develop, and execute ideas
  • Present to the public

What is the Project Length?

3-6 month projects available

What are the Benefits?

  • Career and Educational Advising
  • Networking opportunities
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Project based work for resume and/or CV
  • Hands-on career building experience
  • Education Award: $ $1,374.60- $1,718.25

What are the Requirements?

  • Ability to complete project within 3-6 months
  • Federal and state background check
  • Ability to work 12-37.5 hours per week for the duration of your project contract (hours depend on time commitment and project)


To apply for one of the compensated Americorps Volunteer positions, please click the button below to download the application form and submit to Be sure to indicate which position you are applying to in the email. 


The Archaeological Research Institute (ARI) recognizes that the land we study and steward is the homeland of many peoples. We acknowledge the myaamia (Miami), Shawanwa (Shawnee), Peewaalia (Peoria), Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo) and the multitude of nations who call this their homelands.   ARI recognizes the violence inflicted upon the indigenous Nations of the Ohio Valley, including their forced removal following treaties such as Fort Finney and Greenville. ARI condemns the intentional destruction of their languages and cultures. ARI condemns the continuous discrimination against the living Native peoples throughout the United States.