Anthropology Internships

Anthropology Internship Coordinator: Dr. Maureen Hays ​haysm@cofc.edu

The links below provide you with all of the information you will need to decide whether completing an internship fits with your academic and career goals. If you decide an internship does make sense for you, the information below will show you what options are available for you to complete an internship, and how you should go about setting up the internship placement.

An internship is not just on-the-job training. It is an opportunity to meaningfully apply and use your anthropological knowledge. Not only is it a 300-level class applied toward your anthropology requirements, it is a chance to try out a job you are  interested in and expand your network, while serving the community.
 
The prerequisites for an internship are:  Completion of at least 12 credit hours in the anthropology major or minor; GPA of 3.000 in anthropology and an overall GPA of 2.500, and permission of the instructor. Other prerequisites may vary depending on the nature of the placement (specific courses, background checks, previous training, TB tests, etc.). Internship credit is variable, ranging from one to six credits.  Generally, three hours of internship per week are required for one hour of academic credit. A typical three credit internship requires nine hours of internship placement per week or 120 hours per semester
 
Grades for the course are based on a combination of the placement supervisor's evaluation of your performance at your internship site and the evaluation of the faculty coordinator based on the work you submit for course requirements.

An internship is not just on-the-job training. It is an opportunity to meaningfully apply and use your anthropological knowledge. Not only is it a 300-level class applied toward your anthropology requirements, it is a chance to try out a job you are  interested in and expand your network, while serving the community.