Internships

ARI internships offer a wide array of learning opportunities and hands-on, practical experiences in Archaeology, Non-profit Operations, Marketing and Education. These positions are unpaid, but include a selection of benefits and could lead to other positions with us! 

Benefits Include: 

  • Free Field & Lab Access
  • ARI Event Tickets
  • One-on-one success plans
  • Professional development
  • Networking Events
  • Internship Swag Bag

Eligible candidates considering an internship are defined as individuals who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Currently enrolled as a graduate student
  • Have graduated within the past year

The time commitment for internships is a total of 10 weeks, unless indicated otherwise in the position description.

General internship terms are as follows:

  • Summer – June through August
  • Fall – September through November
  • Winter – January through March
  • Spring– March through May

Specific internship start and end dates vary on assignment. Shifts are flexible and depend on assignment. Please see internship descriptions for specifics.

Youth Education Internship

The Youth Education Intern assists with all aspects of ARI educational programming for K-12 students and will grow their skills in engagement and youth management. The intern will lead programming; plan activities to engage participants in archaeology; assist at the excavation site with guided tours and educational events; and assist in leading various activities in…

Educational Programming Internship

The Educational Programming Intern assists with all aspects of ARI educational programming and will grow their skills in curriculum development and collaboration between multiple stakeholders in a non-profit research organization. The intern will assist with tasks such as program preparation, set-up, and execution; interacting with ARI guests, staff, and volunteers in a positive and friendly…

Public Archaeology Lab Internship

The Public Archaeology Interpreter Intern is an entry level position designed to provide valuable experience in the field of archaeology. This will include participating in public interaction/education in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Interns will work closely with the ARI staff, receiving an interactive learning experience and on-the-job training.

Public Archaeology Interpreter Internship

The Public Archaeology Interpreter Intern is an entry level position designed to provide valuable experience in the field of archaeology. This will include participating in public interaction/education in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Interns will work closely with the ARI staff, receiving an interactive learning experience and on-the-job training.

Digital Marketing Internship

The Digital Marketing Intern aids in all aspects of ARI’s digital marketing activities and will gain insight into the broad range of tasks that support the management non-profit marketing. The Intern will assist in activities related to content development, social media management, online fundraising, community engagement, data entry and reporting, event planning, advertising and management.…

Resource Development Internship

The Resource Development Intern aids in all aspects of ARI’s resource development activities and will gain insight into the broad range of tasks that support resource development for a non-profit organization. The Intern will assist in activities related to donor management, campaign development, fundraising and grant writing, community engagement, data entry and reporting, program creation,…

Youth Archaeology Internship

The Youth Archaeology Intern is an introductory position designed to provide high-school aged students with a foundation in archaeology. This internship will focus on archaeology, lab work, and public interaction/education in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Interns will work closely with ARI staff, receiving an interactive learning experience and on-the-job training.

Non-Profit Operations Internship

The Non-profit Operations Intern aids in all aspects of ARI’s administrative activities and will gain insight into the broad range of tasks that support the management of a small non-profit organization. The Intern will assist in activities related to program management, volunteer management, fundraising and grant writing, community engagement, data entry and reporting, program creation,…