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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 companies and organizations, including:

  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Indiana Department of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
  • Indiana State Museum
  • Landmark Archaeological & Environmental Services, Inc.

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 in 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 onto careers at companies and organizations such as:

  • URS
  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Loyalty Research Center
  • AMEC Earth & Environmental

  • Ivy Tech
  • Martha's Vineyard Museum
  • Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.
  • Statistical Research, Inc.
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management