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2015 Anthropology Internships in Washington, DC

Find a 2015 anthropology Internship in Washington, DC. For students entering a field that revolves around what makes humans human, anthropology internships are key insights into the histories, cultures, languages, evolutionary factors, and biological variations that make up the texture of mankind. Sound intimidating? On the contrary—interns in anthropology work alongside professionals who double as mentors in the field. This means partnering with graduate students, professors, researchers, museum curators, archaeologists, and other professionals with specific projects ranging everything from linguistic studies in West Oakland to artifact conservation by the Mediterranean. Talk about a hands-on learning experience!

Generally, anthropology interns find placements in organizations that specialize in a particular study or practice, be it underwater archaeology, indigenous culture and ethnography, or art curation. Depending on the host program, a student may interview potential subjects, organize field notes, produce web resources that educate the community, locate related research papers, or support operations.

Internships in anthropology, then, feed into diverse careers that all hinge on understanding the human condition. After completing the anthropology internship, students may work in public policy, psychology, biology, human rights advocacy, health care, social work, education, etc. Others may choose to use the experience as confirmation of what they’d like to pursue during their graduate studies and apply for a PhD.

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  • Social Media Strategy Intern

    The 88 | New York, NY
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    The 88 - a social media agency based in Soho, NY is seeking a social media strategy intern to support our strategy team this Fall. This internship will focus on various aspects of social media marketing, as well as leveraging digital tools ...
    • Paid
    • Corporate
    • Easy Apply
    • Immediate
  • Research Assistant

    Boricua Youth Study | New York, NY
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    New York State Psychiatric Institute – Research Intern (Volunteer) Positions Study Description: The Boricua Youth Study (BYS) is an epidemiological research study assessing mental health in a community sample of Puerto Rican youth. The BYS...
    • Corporate
    • Easy Apply
    • Immediate
  • Student Trainee (Archeology) (Internship)

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Sacramento, CA
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    As an intern, you will be assigned to a senior specialist or group of specialists. You will be assigned tasks designed to familiarize you with different aspects of the occupation. Tasks will vary depending on the senior specialist's current...
    • Paid
    • Immediate
  • Strategy Intern

    Continuum | Newton, MA
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    Do you excel at critical thinking? Are you comfortable with ambiguity and adept at making sense of confusion? Are you passionately curious about people’s values and motivations? The Continuum Strategy team works to find the overla...
    • Immediate
  • Student Trainee (Park Ranger) (Internship)

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Clarks Hill, SC
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    As an intern, you will be assigned to a senior specialist or group of specialists. You will be assigned tasks designed to familiarize you with different aspects of the occupation. Tasks will vary depending on the senior specialist's current...
    • Paid
    • Immediate
  • Intern

    Myers and Stauffer LC | Indianapolis, IN
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    Intern Career Site Location: IN, Indianapolis Job Code: MS_FS208 Req ID: 3586 Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt Status Category: Seasonal Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40 # of Openings: 1 Description Myers and Stauffer LC is a certifie...
    • Immediate
  • School Programs Internship (Unpaid) x 6

    Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco | San Francisco, CA
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    School Programs Internship (Unpaid) x 6 The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco School Programs Internship provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the functions of the museums' permanent school programs and offers an opport...
    • Non-profit
    • Fall