AAA Student Summer Internship – Call for Applications

The American Anthropological Association is pleased to offer two internship opportunities funded by member donations.

Internships are six weeks in length from June 30 through August 8, 2014.  Internships are unpaid however; interns will be provided housing and a meal/travel stipend.

Interns will spend approximately 40 percent of their time working onsite at the AAA offices in Arlington, Virginia, and the other 60 percent of their time working on-site at one of three locations described below.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students in their junior or senior year
  • First Year Graduate students (completing the first year of graduate work by June 2013)

Visit the AAA Summer Internship Program webpage for the application. Application deadline is March 15, 2014.

Click here to support this Internship Program through a financial contribution.

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AAA Reception Welcomes New Executive Director Dr. Liebow

Last evening, federal agency representatives, congressional staff and association affiliates welcomed AAA Executive Director Dr. Edward Liebow to his new position and to the Washington D.C. area. This gathering provided an opportunity for the AAA to continue to build a strong network amongst key players in the area. The event was hosted at the Sonoma … Continue reading AAA Reception Welcomes New Executive Director Dr. Liebow

Smithsonian to Host Reception at American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting on New Initiative

The below is a press release from the Smithsonian about an upcoming reception for Annual Meeting participants to attend: The Smithsonian Institution’s Consortium for Understanding the American Experience will host a reception Thursday, Nov. 15, at the American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco to discuss its ongoing project, the Smithsonian Immigration/Migration Initiative. … Continue reading Smithsonian to Host Reception at American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting on New Initiative

RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit in National Spotlight

Mark your calendars! The RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit is coming to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is summer. Are you interested in conversations about science, history, and culture? Have you heard that the RACE: Are We So Different?  traveling exhibition will open this month at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural … Continue reading RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit in National Spotlight

New PhD Program at George Washington University

In contrast to our recent post about schools closing anthropological programs, we are pleased to find the Anthropology department at George Washington University to be flourishing to the point that they need to expand to a PhD program in Anthropology. George Washington’s Anthropology Department was established in 1892. Faculty train students in the fields of … Continue reading New PhD Program at George Washington University

Budget Announced – Write to Your Congress Representative Today!

Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its budget for fiscal year 2012, a plan that includes bold proposals to reduce government spending and address a budget deficit that is expected to reach over $1.6 trillion dollars by the end of this fiscal year. Among the agencies subject to proposed budget cuts include the National Endowment for … Continue reading Budget Announced – Write to Your Congress Representative Today!