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Department of Anthropology

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Anthropology & Archaeology
Internship & Career Opportunities


The UIndy Department of Anthropology faculty understand that their students need as much real-world experience and as many networking opportunities as possible in order to excel in the fields of anthropology and archaeology. That's why faculty members and the Professional Edge Center are happy to assist students in securing internships. UIndy Anthropology and Archaeology students have interned for a number of companies and organizations, including:

  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Indiana Department of Transportation
  • Center for American Archaeology 

Networking at conferences

UIndy anthropology and archaeology students have opportunities each year to attend conferences in their field, as a way for them to gain significant professional development and networking experience. In recent years, students have obtained employment opportunities, internships and research collaborations, and have built relationships that contributed to their acceptance into PhD programs. Presenting original research is a great way for you to enhance your resume and job applications. Learn more about student research and conference opportunities ►

Graduate Accomplishments

Many UIndy Department of Anthropology graduates have gone on to careers at companies and organizations such as:

  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Loyalty Research Center
  • Ivy Tech
  • Martha's Vineyard Museum
  • Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • San Diego Museum of Man
  • Cardno
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers