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Internships and Opportunities


UNHP (University Neighborhood Housing Program) is looking for volunteers this spring! We have the capacity for 8-10 volunteers to remotely answer phones at the resource center. Volunteers will screen callers, share financial help or rent relief information, apply for affordable housing lotteries, help clients schedule tax prep appointments at other institutions, etc. We are also looking for past tax prep volunteers to help answer questions for tech-savvy clients as they file their own taxes with an FSA link. New and old volunteers can get information and a refresh on UNHP at either of our two trainings: Wednesday, January 26 at 4:00 pm (register here) and Tuesday, February 8 at 1:00 pm (register here).

NAARC Internship 
Spring 2022 internship session at the North American Archaeology Lab at the American Museum of Natural History

American Anthropological Association
Internship Database
Cornell’s Internship Database

American Anthropological Association (Arlington, VA)
Summer Internship Programs, Unpaid, run from July 3 – Aug 19.
Deadline: Applications for 2018 will open early next year.
Requirements: Undergrad students in junior/senior years, and first year grad students.
AAA Partnerships include: Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Intern, and Smithsonian National Museum of African Art Intern.

American Conservation Experience (Multiple Internships Listed – USA)

American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY)
Summer Session: July – September
Fall Session: September – December
Spring Session: February – May
Search for Paid Internships with AMNH.

The Borgen Project (Seattle, WA / Telecommute)
Seattle Internships: Donor Relations Internship, Social Media Internship
Telecommuting/Remote Internships: HR Intern, PR/Marketing Intern, Editor Intern, Journalism Intern

Carnegie Science Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
Multiple internships offered, some telecommuting.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Internships in conservation available – must contact Gretchen Anderson at [email protected] or at 412-665-2607.

The Carter Center (Atlanta, GA)
Fall Session: Late August – Early December
Spring Session: Mid-January – Early May
Summer Session: Mid-May – Mid-August
Internships in Peace, Health, or Operations

Center for American Archaeology (Kampsville, Illinois)
Women in Archeology Internship Program (June 4 – Aug 12, 2017) – Check early 2018.
Requirements: Junior and senior standing undergraduates. Must be 21 years or older by start of program. Must have valid driver’s license.

George Washington’s Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, VA)
Volunteer or Intern with Archaeology Team for the Summer (Deadline in May)

The Green Program
Winter, Spring, and Summer Break 2018 programs.

The City Tutors: Volunteer Saturday Sociology Classroom Tutor, Fall 2017

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Internships and Fellowships in Health Reporting

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Make A Wish Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)
Internships in Development, Corporate Alliances, Chapter Support, Brand Advancement, Finance and Operations, HR, Learning and Development, IT

The Met Museum Internships (New York, NY)
Database of Met Museum internships
Fall and Spring Internships
Unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Conservation internships available for students looking to go into a graduate conservation program.
Fall Internship Program: 3rd week of September to 2nd week of December.
Spring Internship Program: 1st week of February to last week of April.

National Park Service
Multiple Internships offered throughout the year.

NYC Citiwide Administrative Services (New York, NY)
Internships offered by NYC CAS

New York State Museum (Albany, NY)
Research and Collections Intern

NY Preservation Archive Project, Jeffe Fellow – Paid Internship (NY, NY)

Physicians for Human Rights (New York, NY)
Internships offered.

Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC)
NMAH Internship Program's outside of External Affairs, Communications and Marketing (i.e. Curatorial Projects; Archives Center; Conservation; Public Programs – Daily Programs, Programs in African American History, Programs in Latino History; Graphic Production; Exhibition Design and more!). Once you select ‘NMAH Internship Program’ you will have to choose three internship projects that are ranked by preference.

The central Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships has paid internship opportunities that students can apply to and receive funding while being placed with a project at the National Museum of American History. In your essay you can indicate the National Museum of American History or other units as potential placements:

Visiting Nurse Service of NY Research Center
Internship available on research projects related to access to healthcare for the elderly or underserved in the city.
Requirements: Must be Spanish-speaking and have an interest in urban politics, public policy, and/or program development.
Contact: MaryGrace Trifilio, Research Analyst II ([email protected])

Field Work

Anthropology Field School (Gozo, Malta)
Off The Beaten Track - Summer School in Gozo, Malta
Session I: June 5 - June 24, 2018
Session II: July 2 - July 21, 2018
Session III: July 29 - August 17, 2018
Click to see program Brochure.

Anthropology Field School (Isla de Mujeres, Mexico)
Ethnographic Field School in Winter and Summer, open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Summer 2018 Sessions:
8 Week Course on Adv. Ethnographic Methods: June 2 - July 29. Early Bird: April 1, 2018. Deadline: May 1, 2018.
3 Week Practicum Methods: June 9 - June 20. Early Bird: April 1, 2018. Deadline: May 9, 2018
10 Day Environmental Practicum:
Session I: May 19 - May 28. Deadline: April 1, 2018
Session II: August 11 - August 20. Deadline: July 1, 2018.

ArchaeoTek Field School in Bioarchaeology (Transylvania, Romania)
"Victims of Change" Bioarchaeology of Children Brochure
4-Week Juvenile Osteology Workshop: July 3 - July 28, 2018
Medieval "Crisis" Populations Brochure
4-Week Adult Osteology Workshop: June 3 - June 30, 2018

Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project (Belize, Central America)
Session I: May 27 – June 23, 2018
Session II: July 1 – July 28, 2018
2 week sessions:
Session I: May 27 – June 9, 2018
Session II: July 1 – July 14, 2018
View the Belize Project Brochure.

DANTA Tropical Biology Field Courses 2018 (Costa Rica, Central America)
Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation
: Dates: July 13–July 28, 2018
Program Fee: $2600
Application deadline: Summer Session: June 15, 2018
Primate Behavior and Conservation: Dates: June 15-July 11, 2018
Program Fee: $3500
Application deadline June 15, 2018
Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability: Dates: July 13-28, 2018
Program fee: $2600
Application deadline: June 15, 2018

Italy Conservation 2018 Summer Field School (San Gemini, Italy)
Session I: May 28 – June 22, 2018
Building Restoration – Touching the Stones
Archaeological Ceramics Restoration
Book Bindings Restoration
Session II: July 9 - August 3, 2018
Paper Restoration
Traditional Painting Techniques
Preservation Theory and Practice in Ital
NEW RESEARCH PROJECT: Carsulae Roman Baths Excavation Project
Short Inter-Session Program: Preservation Field Trip – Italy: June 24 - July 3, 2018
Deadline: March 15, 2018

Koobi Fora Field School (Kenya)
6-week field work program in paleobiology: June 9 - July 22.
Deadline: December 5 (to be eligible for fellowship) and on rolling basis until April 28.

Mortuary Archaeology: Slavia Field School in Poland
2018 Field School in Drawsko, Poland
Session I: June 25 - July 18
Session II: July 19 - August 11
Deadline: Rolling basis up until around March 15, 2018. Priority given to early applicants.
View the Mortuary Archaeology Brochure.

University of Arizona - Global Initiatives (Guatemala Study Abroad)
Academic program - can earn credits and intern at local organizations.
Summer Session: mid June - early August. Deadline: February 25, 2018
Fall Session: late August - late November. Deadline: April 25, 2018
Spring Session: mid January - late April. Deadline: October 25, 2017