Internships at CRA


Since 1998, CRA has introduced a variety of student interns to cultural resource management, some of which have gone on to full employment with CRA.


If you are interested in potential internship opportunities, please send an email with your interest and resume to Bridgette Robinson.

Job Opportunities

CRA is always looking for qualified, highly-motivated professionals to join our team. We work on a wide variety of projects each year across a full range of cultural resource services and are constantly building upon our reputation for responsive, high caliber work. This reputation is rooted in each and every one of our staff, including our archaeologists, architectural historians, editors, cartographers, and administrative personnel. If you are ready to contribute to our mission of providing outstanding service to our clients across the country, we want to hear from you.


CRA offers competitive salaries and a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; a retirement savings plan; and paid time off benefits. CRA is an equal opportunity employer.


Want to submit a general inquiry regarding employment opportunities or be considered for a position not posted below? Please submit your information via our contact form so that we can make sure it gets to the right person.


Accounting Clerk (Lexington, Kentucky)

CRA seeks an experienced Accounting Clerk willing to work in a fast paced, ever changing, ambitious environment. The candidate will be expected to learn and implement new procedures within existing software programs.


Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: $32,500 to $37,500 annually

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401K

Experience: Accounting, 1 year




Accounts Payable

  • Job Cost Posting into Sage 100
  • Payroll Data Posting into Sage 100
  • Assist HR with new hire onboarding
  • Assign accurate general ledger, project and task codes
  • Reconcile Petty Cash and Per Diem
  • Ensure proper documentation is attached to credit card statements
  • Reconcile Credit Card Statements and Assign accurate general ledger codes
  • Filing
  • Maintain Vendor W-9 and COI files
  • Maintain Vehicle files


General Office

  • Cover the switchboard and direct calls to the appropriate party
  • Accept and sign for deliveries
  • File
  • Various general office duties
  • Order office supplies




  • Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts Payable / Receivable Clerk
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work both independently and in a group
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Willingness to work hard with limited supervision
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Pleasant voice on phone
  • Sage MAS90 experience a PLUS
  • Familiar with IBM Operating System
Architectural Historian (Lexington, Kentucky or Knoxville, Tennessee)

CRA seeks an entry or mid-level Architectural Historian to work out of our Lexington, Kentucky or Knoxville, Tennessee office. We are considering applicants for a full-time position as well as those interested in part-time/on-call work.


Employment Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Compensation: Based on experience

Benefits: Full-time offers Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, and 401K

Experience: 2 years




Architectural History

  • Archival Research
  • Field Documentation of Architectural Resources
  • Preparation of Technical Reports and Specialized Documentation




  • Possess a Masters degree in historic preservation, architectural history, history, or a related field
  • Meet the Secretary of hte Interior’s Professional Qualifications in Architectural History
  • Demonstrate at least two years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work well independently and as a team member
  • Possess excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to work witihin project budgets and schedules
  • Flexibility to travel overnight for projects


Applicants should have an understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), as well as applicable Section 106 regulations. Previous experience with architectural resource surveys, Section 106 compliance, National Register of Historic Places nominations, HABS/HAER documentation, design guidelines, historic structure reports, and/or preservation planning is desirable. Previous experience with transportation projects is a plus, as is experience in the identification and evaluation of specialized property types such as cultural landscapes and military resources.


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, professional writing sample, and a list of three professional references to Bridgette Robinson at