There are many opportunities for students to work with faculty members on research projects and through internships. Here are a few areas in which students may want to pursue these opportunities:
- Spring break field course to Southwestern American Indian communities
- Summer archaeological field school in western North Carolina or elsewhere in the Eastern United States
- Summer ethnographic field school in the Ecuadorian Amazon
- Summer biological anthropology field school in Costa Rica (PDF, 406 KB)
- Summer ethnographic field school in Appalachia
- Summer Appalachian Studies and anthropology program in Wales
- Internships with a variety of service agencies and archeological projects, e.g. Appalachian Voices (environment); High Country Amigos (hispanics); Laboratories of Archeological Science; Sustainable Communities Coordinator; Legal Services of the Blue Ridge; Watauga Medical Center Forensic Pathology Lab; Hunger Coalition; Appalachian Cultural Museum; Student Action with Farmworkers, English as a Second Language, etc.