Internship Opportunities

There are numerous local, regional, national, and international internship opportunities available to undergraduate students. You may use these links to access more information on each organization and their upcoming internship opportunities.

Local Internship Opportunities

UConn Office of Undergraduate Research
UConn Center for Career Development

General Internship Databases

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
Inside Higher Education
Chronicle Vitae – Action Without Borders
Work for Good
Internship International
IES Abroad
International Studies Abroad
UC Education Abroad Program

Cultural Anthropology

Professional Organizations
Society for Applied Anthropology
American Anthropological Association

Local Internship Opportunities
Yale University Human Relations Area Files
CT Coalition to End Homelessness
CT Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors
Visit the UConn Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Internship Program page for additional listings.

Non-Local Internship Opportunities
Center for World Indigenous Studies
Smithsonian Institute
Student Conservation Association
U.S. Department of State
Amnesty International
Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage
Save the Children
The Carter Center
Bureau of Indian Affairs
NSF REU Summer Research Programs
FBI Honors Internship
Atlantic Council of the United States
Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs
East-West Center
Ford Foundation
International Rescue Committee
Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability
Population Council
Rainforest Alliance
United Nations Association of the USA
World Environment Center


Professional Organizations
Society for American Archaeology
Archaeological Institute of America

Local Internship Opportunities
UConn Paleolithic Lab
UConn Zooarchaeology Lab
UConn Stable Isotopes Lab
CT State Historic Preservation Office
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
New England Museum Association
Office of the Connecticut State Archaeologist
Visit the UConn History Internship website for further listings on museums, historical societies, and other organizations in the region.

Non-Local Internship Opportunities
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
New York Historical Society
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
American Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institute
National Council for Preservation Education and National Park Service
NSF REU Summer Research Programs
American Conservation Experience

Field School Opportunities:

2021 Field School in Contact Period and Battlefield Archaeology


Medical Anthropology

Professional Organizations
Society for Applied Anthropology
Society for Medical Anthropology

Local Internship Opportunities
Hartford Hospital
CT Department of Public Health
CT Public Health Association
CT Children’s Medical Center

Non-Local Internship Opportunities
World Health Organization
The Carter Center Health Program Internships
Children’s Defense Fund
National Partnership for Women and Families
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Pan American Health Organization
NSF REU Summer Research Programs

Evolution, Cognition, and Culture

Local Internship Opportunities
UConn Experimental Anthropology Lab

Non-Local Internship Opportunities
NSF REU Summer Research Programs

Human Rights

Professional Organizations
National Association of Human Rights Workers

Local Internship Opportunities
Visit the UConn Human Rights Internship for an extensive listing of local internship opportunities.

Non-Local Internship Opportunities
UConn Summer Internship Fellows
United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Foundation
Human Rights Watch
The Carter Center Human Rights Program Internship
Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights
Human Rights Campaign
Amnesty International