Internships in anthropology or archaeology allow you to work in an environment where classroom knowledge is applied to practical learning skills. Internships also help you gain experience and forge contacts for future career opportunities.
Various internships are offered around Lexington for credit (1 credit=10 hours per week). Students have interned with the following organizations:
- Kentucky Refugee Ministries
Students engage in hands-on work in the resettlement of refugees who are legally admitted by the U.S. State Department.
- Cultural Resource Analysts
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Students provide technical support to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate programs for cultural resource management; Specific duties include: research to identify historic and archeological sites; mapping and data entry; preparing charts and tables; and lab-work.
- Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Division of Planning
Students help with research, analysis, project development, planning studies, ordinance development, and site and urban design. They may also assist with projects including implementation of improved infill and redevelopment strategy, neighborhood and downtown planning studies, capital improvement programming, greenspace development, grant writing, and preparing planning studies.
- AIDS Volunteers of Lexington
- William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology