Crow Canyon


  • Interns are paid $12.32 per hour (five-day week, Monday through Friday).
  • Lodging is available at no cost.
  • Meals included when the kitchen open, stipend provided when the kitchen is closed.
  • A travel allowance (up to $350) is available to help defray travel expenses.
  • Interns will be eligible for sick pay at 1 hour for every 30 hours worked.

Note: Interns are not eligible for the Crow Canyon benefits package. Also, Crow Canyon does not provide vehicles for personal use.

Course Credit

Crow Canyon does not offer course credit for internships, but will gladly certify work/study performed and provide evaluations if students wish to arrange for credit through another institution.

Our Campus

View of the Crow Canyon campus and Ute Mountain

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is located on a beautiful 170-acre campus in southwest Colorado, close to Mesa Verde National Park and the town of Cortez. Read more.

Intern Accommodations

Photo of intern cabin at Crow Canyon.

The following on-campus facilities are available to interns at no cost:

  • A private room in a shared, energy-efficient cabin with shower and toilet facilities
  • Meals provided when kitchen is staffed; stipend provided and cooking facilities available when kitchen is not staffed.
  • Crow Canyon provides Wi-Fi Internet service in campus buildings
  • 5,000-volume research library and desk space
  • Access to Crow Canyon’s 170-acre campus, which includes a large meadow, pinyon- and juniper-covered hillsides, and short nature trail.

Crow Canyon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.