Internship Listings


Program Affiliation Status (year) Application Deadline Description
International Archaeological Courses in Europe The Sanisera Field School Active (2014) Varies International Archaeological Digs: The Sanisera Field School offers over 20 international courses throughout Europe focusing on archaeology, anthropology, GIS, underwater archaeology and archaeological film. Student’s fieldwork centers on the survey and excavation of classical sites.
Anthropology Internship Program American Museum of Natural History Active (2010) 4/1 (summer)
8/27 (fall)
12/1 (spring)
Program offers internships for undergraduates and graduates to work on projects relating to the collections or to the ongoing research interests of curatorial staff in the museum or in the field. The Museum's collections and current research interests include North, South, and Mesoamerican archaeology and ethnology; Asian, African and Pacific ethnology; and Human Biology. In addition to Curatorial Research, internships can be considered in collections management, archives, and conservation. Internships are offered for periods ranging from three months to one year depending on the project.
Natural History Internship Program National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) Active (2010) January-May The National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) offers a variety of internships including topics in archaeology, ethnology, and physical anthropology; conservation, scientific illustration, and public information; human studies film archives, National Anthropological Archives and photo research for Handbook of North American Indians Project. Interested student should contact the project directors listed for more information.
Arctic Studies Center Internship Program National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) Active (2009)Rolling At the Arctic Studies Center office in Anchorage, Alaska, Native people, scholars and museum associates work together on a broad range of collaborative research, exhibitions and education programs. Openings for volunteers and/or interns are available to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students.
Research Training Program National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) Inactive (2009) 2/1 The Research Training Program is a ten week summer program for currently enrolled undergraduate students interested in a career in the biological, geological or anthropological sciences. Students partner with a Smithsonian scientist to investigate a natural history research topic as well as participate in a series of lectures, workshops, demonstrations, behind-the-scenes tours, and field trips. Research is conducted in-residence at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. This program is currently suspended for 2009 pending review—check the site for possible future sessions starting in 2010.
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Smithsonian Active (2009) 3/15 Internships are offered year-round in the fields of folklore, cultural anthropology, and ethnomusicology of the United States and other countries; intern projects often center around research for, design and production of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Smithsonian Global Sounds, and the Folklife Archive, educational outreach projects, or video projects.
Cultural Resources Center Internships National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian) Active (2009) Varies Various internships opportunities available at several NMAI locations (Cultural Resources Center in Maryland, the actual museum on the National Mall in D.C., and the George Gustav Heye Center in Manhattan). Internships are offered in collections management, conservation, film, video, and audio archive, photography, registration, visitor services, public affairs, horticulture, etc.) Check website for specific internships at specific locations.
Internship Opportunities Cleveland Museum of Natural History Active (2009) Varies Get first-hand experience working in any of the museum’s various departments, contact the head of the department you’re interested in to find out about opportunities. The Donald S. Dean Adopt-A-Student Program is a particularly attractive option for anthropology students.
Internship Opportunities Carnegie Museum of Natural History Internship Active (2009) None Internships with this institution can be arranged, contact for details.
Internship Opportunities Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal Active (2009) None Get hands-on experience working in any of the various departments of this museum; contact Human Resources for available programs.
Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program National Park Service Active (2009) 3/16 Get experience working with National Park Service park units and administrative offices, other federal agencies, state historic preservation offices, local governments, and private organizations.
Internship Opportunities Center for World Indigenous Studies Active (2009) None Participate in a community of scholars, clinicians and activists and gain experience that will promote the health and well-being of people as you expand your skills for a productive career; internship available at the Olympia office.
Promoting the Rights, Voices, and Visions of Indigenous Peoples Cultural Survival Active (2009) 3/31 (summer)
7/31 (fall)
12/31 (spring)
Various internships are available, see website for details.
Various Internships The Metropolitan Museum of Art Active (2009) Varies Various programs: Summer Internship Program (honorarium given), Internship for College Students, Roswell L. Gilpatric Internship, Jack and Lewis Rudin Internships, Cloisters Summer Internship, Mentoring Program for College Juniors, Six-Month Internship, volunteer internships. Check website for descriptions and requirements.
Various Internships South Street Seaport Museum Active (2009) None Various volunteer and internship opportunities are available. Check website for details; also, can inquire about other opportunities other than those listed.
Conservation and Research Center Research Internship Program National Zoological Park (Smithsonian) Active (2009) Varies Internships available in conservation and research; research here encompasses a broad array of subjects including ecology and biodiversity monitoring, reproduction and animal health, genetic diversity and systematics, and nutrition and geographic information systems.
Animal Husbandry Internship The Lemur Conservation Foundation Active (2009) 5/1 The Lemur Conservation Foundation is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of lemurs through captive breeding, non-invasive scientific research, education, and reintroduction. Currently offering internships in animal husbandry (previous animal husbandry experience preferred).
Research Internship Chimp Haven, Inc. Active (2009) None Provides an opportunity for students in the behavioral or biological sciences to study captive chimpanzees in a sanctuary environment. Interns will be introduced to chimpanzee behavior and behavioral data collection, in addition to environmental enrichment methods and practical application. Other duties may include data entry and summarization, conducting literature reviews and preliminary analysis.
Intern Program Jungle Friends Active (2009) None Jungle Friends, an organization that offers sanctuary care for a variety of New World primates, is offering six-week to one-year internships. Work will include general husbandry: cleaning, feeding, enrichment and some medical procedures, as well as building & repairing habitats, general grounds maintenance, record keeping, and will require basic computer skills to assist with fundraising, procuring donations, outreach programs, and special projects.
Intern Program Chimps Incorporated Active (2009) None Chimps Incorporated is dedicated to furthering chimpanzee conservation through education. The internship program is open to people who are seriously interested in pursuing careers in animal care, conservation, education, or advocacy. Interns will be immersed in daily activities on nonprofit sanctuary life.
Intern Program Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center Active (2009) None Several internships are offered throughout the year with this institution.
Intern Program Jane Goodall Institute Active (2009) Varies Internships worldwide and in the U.S. are occasionally available through this institute. Check the website periodically for programs available.
Volunteer Program The Nature Conservancy Active (2009) None Volunteers help build bridges, create trails, monitor properties, count turtles, remove invasive species, stuff envelopes, organize files, lead hikes and much more; various opportunities available.
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