Field Schools & Internships

Intern with the AAA

The Louise Lamphere Internship Program

Every other summer, the American Anthropological Association offers two internship opportunities for talented anthropology students as they pursue their professional goals and aspirations. Internships are six weeks in length and usually extend from early July through mid-August. The Association provides housing and a meal/travel stipend.

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Field School Opportunities in the AnthroGuide

Field schools provide the training ground for anthropology students to learn field methods and gain experience. Search the online AnthroGuide for field school opportunities in archaeology, linguistic anthropology, sociocultural anthropology, and biological anthropology. Need help finding the perfect opportunity? Consider reaching out to your local museums and zoos, your State or local Tribal Historic Preservation offices, or explore your school’s study abroad opportunities and international organizations.

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Internship Opportunities in the AnthroGuide

Internships offer invaluable opportunities to gain experience in your chosen field. Search the online AnthroGuide for institutions that offer internships to aspiring anthropologists. However, don’t be afraid to veer off the beaten path and consider internships that are non-traditional for anthropology students.

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