Student Research and Internship Opportunities
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 archeological 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
- 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.
The Department of Anthropology is located in Anne Belk Hall. The administrative office is located in Room 342 and all of the faculty offices, classrooms, and labs are located on the 3rd floor.