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This anthropology career page was constructed by the spring 2012 and 2013 ANT 325 Applied Anthropology courses at Northern Kentucky University.

  • Internship and Study Opportunities There are not many internships available in sociocultural anthropology because of the nature of the discipline and because much of the work in our department is done abroad and requires foreign language skills. You can, however, approach specific professors you have taken a course with and ask about their on-going projects. You can also see our current list of opportunities.
  • Internships Internships offer invaluable opportunities to gain experience in your chosen field. Following are links to institutions that offer internships for aspiring anthropologists.
  • National Park Service Internship and volunteer listings for National Park Service and their Cultural Resources Diversity Program.
  • National Park Service: Archeology Internships Archeology internships for the National Park Service
  • American Museum of Natural History: Internship Program Offers an application for internships through the American Museum of Natural History to undergraduate students interested in working in anthropology or museums.
  • Internship Opportunities in Anthropology This site has a list compiled of various organizations which usually have great internship opportunities for anthropology students.
  • Internships Association for women in science provides “professional skills through mentorship and independent learning” and is a highly involved opportunity; including but not limited to performing special projects with AWIS committees, research and apply for grants, etc.
  • Earthwatch Institute Focuses on research, education, and conservation in order to protect natural resources and cultural heritage; the internship available focuses on research and engagement.
  • UNICEF Internship Opportunities This Website provides general overview and information pertaining to not only internship opportunities with UNICEF but also employment opportunities.
  • Applied Anthropology Internships An article on how to create an ideal internship experience.