Fieldwork Opportunities and Internships

The following listings are provided here as a means for students to gain practical skills in areas of potential professional interest. However, by posting these links the Anthropology Department does not explicitly endorse them, nor do we guarantee that all of the linked field schools will qualify for transfer credit to our department.  Please see your academic advisor to discuss the possibilities for transferring credit BEFORE enrolling in these programs.

Applied Anthropology      Biological Anthropology     Sociocultural Anthropology   Archeological Anthropology
The Anthropology Department is pleased to announce that it has a small pool of funds this year for undergraduate student awards for professional development activities. Funding is available in three categories: summer field school support; conference travel; and poster printing. Click here for more information.

Applied Anthropology

Kalu Yala: Study Abroad in Panama- We’re seeking students who are passionate about solving social and environmental issues through the discovery and application of scalable solutions and products. Since the Summer of 2010 we have had students from 28 countries, 46 states, and 188 universities produce more than 500 individual research reports and projects in sustainability, across a variety of sectors including agriculture, biology, business, design-thinking, media arts, and public health and wellness.

Biological Anthropology (Primatology, Paleoanthropology, Medical Anthropology) 

Sepela Field Programs offers immersive, international field courses based on the central themes of conservation and cultural exchange.  We are currently accepting applications for a variety of outdoor programs in South Africa for 2018. We are also now scheduling Wilderness First Aid courses for groups.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: REFER TO ABOVE LINK

Field Projects International (formerly PrimatesPeru) is offering multiple opportunities for students to gain field experience and training at two field stations this winter. click on link above for details

Kalu Yala: Study Abroad in Panama- We’re seeking students who are passionate about solving social and environmental issues through the discovery and application of scalable solutions and products. Since the Summer of 2010 we have had students from 28 countries, 46 states, and 188 universities produce more than 500 individual research reports and projects in sustainability, across a variety of sectors including agriculture, biology, business, design-thinking, media arts, and public health and wellness.

Sociocultural Anthropology (Ethnography, Applied Anthro, Environmental Anthro)

The ASCSA presents Summer Seminars for graduate and undergraduate students and secondary school and college teachers. $2,750 fee per seminar includes tuition, travel within Greece, room, and partial board.
ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE, JANUARY 15, 2018.
Scholarships

Kalu Yala: Study Abroad in Panama- We’re seeking students who are passionate about solving social and environmental issues through the discovery and application of scalable solutions and products. Since the Summer of 2010 we have had students from 28 countries, 46 states, and 188 universities produce more than 500 individual research reports and projects in sustainability, across a variety of sectors including agriculture, biology, business, design-thinking, media arts, and public health and wellness.

Archeological Anthropology 

Kalu Yala: Study Abroad in Panama- We’re seeking students who are passionate about solving social and environmental issues through the discovery and application of scalable solutions and products. Since the Summer of 2010 we have had students from 28 countries, 46 states, and 188 universities produce more than 500 individual research reports and projects in sustainability, across a variety of sectors including agriculture, biology, business, design-thinking, media arts, and public health and wellness.

Shovel Bums website

Employment, Internships, and Scholarship Opportunities

CLA Undergraduate Career Center Advancement

Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

Cardno field work opportunities

Institute for Field Research 2017 Scholarships in seven categories. IFR recognizes that the cost of field schools may be a significant barrier for students wishing to explore field archaeology. We believe that exceptional students should be encouraged to pursue careers in archaeology and that scholarships must also recognize excellence. To that end, the IFR is proud to announce its 2017 scholarships.

Dr. Veile is seeking an undergraduate intern to assist with the generation of manuscripts from an ongoing maternal-child health project. Data come from a very rural indigenous Mexican farming village. The project focuses on the recent trend toward hospital births and rising cesarean birth rates in rural Mexico. In this phase, Dr. Veile and colleagues will examine the relationships between birthing practices and: child health outcomes, mother-child attachment, breastfeeding patterns, and women's reproductive decision-making. Click here for more information.

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations' Washington, DC Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students a ten-week professional, academic, and career opportunity internship in the nation's capital. The program features a demanding mix of professional involvement, intellectual challenge, career exploration, and cultural encounters designed to provide interns with a rich and varied experience during their time in Washington.

A $125 non-refundable program fee must be submitted with the application. This fee helps to defray the costs of administering the summer internship program and the accompanying seminar presentations. Internship program participants, upon successful fulfillment of the program's academic and internship requirements, will receive a $1,000 fellowship stipend. Please follow the link above for more details.

HRAF at Yale University: The Human Relations Area Files at Yale University is pleased to announce a one-year internship in memory of HRAF's former President, Melvin Ember. The intent of the internship is to learn about cross-cultural research and methods through practical experience. 

HUGS 
The SAA Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship (HUGS) helps increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in archaeology. It provides funding to minority archaeology students, helping them enhance their education and successfully prepare for a variety of careers in archaeology and heritage management. The scholarship is overseen by the Minority Scholarships Committee of the SAA.

National Trust for Historic Preservation career center page

PerserveNet jobs page:

Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology Internship Program.

Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. - Student Scholarship Site

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Operation Wallacea
Potential field research opportunities for both students and faculty available through Operation Wallacea
Several International locations

USAID Internships in Africa and Washington D.C.

Internships in Anthropology

What to do after your Anthropology BA

Shovel Bums website

Society for American Archaeology 

Federal government agencies 
 

American Association of Museums 
 


 

 




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