Major: Anthropology

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: ANTH 3081; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: ANTH 3091 (1 Credit); Graded: A-F
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: ANTH 1000 or 1006 or 1500; Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Sophomore, 2.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: ANTH 3081 includes practical experience, knowledge, and professional skills in a work environment related to anthropology. Based on a contract and learning experience syllabus. ANTH 3091 includes a directed study, analysis, and reflection on internship experience.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: Course may be repeated, but credits may not exceed 12 by graduation. Anthropology majors can apply up to 6 internship credits towards the major. ANTH 3091 may be repeated for a total of only 2 credits.
Department internship information:


Sample internship opportunities for Anthropology majors:
Museum and Archives Intern, Archaeology Intern, Research Intern, Park Intern, State Agency Intern, Non-Government Organization Intern, Hospital Intern

Sample organizations where Anthropology majors have interned:
Smithsonian, Museum of Natural History, Hartford Public Schools, University of Connecticut, Yale University, local hospitals, various state government offices, community-based and non-government organizations

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Dimitris Xygalatas, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Beach Hall, Room 432

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