Academic Internship: Federal Agency on Museum/Collections Repository
Earning credit while employed in federal agency archaeology (BLM, U.S. Forest Service, etc.); or 320 hours in collections-holding institution (sixteen weeks half-time; eight weeks full-time).
 Hours1.0 - 6.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPrior approval; completion of all course work for certificate in museum practices (may be taken concurrently with Anthr 596).
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
Course Outcomes: 

Professional Development via Mentored Experience

Through course assignments, students will gain familiarity with job opportunities and responsibilities in the federal government or museums/collections-holding institutions. These assignments will include significant work experiences to enhance students' resumes and job-obtaining potential.

Museum Networking

Through course assignments, students will establish a foundational professional network for students outside of academia in the world of museums and collections.

Documentation Systems

Through course assignments, students will gain real-world experiences working with archaeological and other cultural resources documentation systems, their use and interpretation.

Museum Planning

Through course assignments, students will gain experience in participating in planned real-world work projects related to anthropology and learn the professional standards and ethics required by such projects both nationally and internationally.