This post was submitted by one of AAA’s 2016 summer interns, Chrislyn Laurore, an anthropology student at Mount Holyoke College. By now, many of us who have taken interest in the world of African art have found art historians more willing to acknowledge the role of African sculpture and mask-making in the development of modern … Continue reading AAA Intern Update: National Museum of African Art
Working for the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art has allowed me to expand my knowledge of African studies by exploring the occupations and roles that Africans take on in their day to day lives. I am currently finishing up my research on the project by conducting in depth searches on topics that need more … Continue reading Opportunities at the Smithsonian
My name is Katie Patschke and I was selected to be a summer intern for the American Anthropological Association and the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art through AAA member donations. At the American Anthropological Association I am researching anthropologists and writing biographies that AAA will soon feature. I am currently working on a project … Continue reading Introducing AAA Summer Intern – Katie Patschke
Through generous member donations, two anthropology students, Joshua Anderson and Katie Patschke, will have the opportunity to spend this summer working with the AAA as part of the Association’s Summer Internship Program. They will also work with partnering host organizations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The students were selected from more than fifty candidates … Continue reading 2014 AAA Summer Interns Announced
Today’s guest blog post is by AAA Summer Intern, Jalene Regassa. Earth Matters! That is the title of a current exhibition at the National Museum of African Art (NMAFA). During my first week as a curatorial intern at the museum, I walked through this exhibition as any tourist would do. I read some of the … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the National Museum of African Art
The American Anthropological Association is pleased to offer two internship opportunities funded by member donations and one internship opportunity funded by the Association for Feminist Anthropology for the summer of 2013.
Internships are six weeks in length from June 30 through August 17, 2013. 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.
- 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, 2013.
Click here to support this Internship Program through a financial contribution.
Today’s blog post is by one of our two summer interns, Susannah Poland. This is the second year of the AAA Summer Internship Program. Learn more and support the program today! At the National Museum of African Art, I have been buried in my books. The NMfAA is mostly underground. Visitors to the Smithsonian Castle … Continue reading National Museum of African Art Curatorial Research