Category Archives: Applied Cultural Anthropology

Kyleigh Hoelscher, Hays County Food Bank

Client Stories Internship for Hays County Food Bank Kyleigh Hoelscher   The Client Stories Internship required a multitude of tasks which pulled from a few different skill sets. As a Client Stories Intern for the Hays County Food Bank during the summer of 2017, my main responsibility was to approach clients (clients are people who […]

Alejandro Allen, Hays County Food Bank

AN INTERNSHIP WITH HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: EXPERIENCES OF FOOD INSECURITY AND AGENCY   Alejandro Allen   HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: RESCUE, REDISTRIBUTE, AND EDUCATE Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) was founded in 1984 as a food bank exclusively serving the city of San Marcos. A food bank is defined as “a non-profit organization working […]

Caroline McCallum, Indigenous Cultures Institute

Internship at the Indigenous Cultures Institute: The Importance of Religion and Repatriation INTRODUCTION I conducted an internship with the Indigenous Cultures Institute during the Fall 2016 semester, working as their Repatriation Project Intern. On September 6th, 2016, the Miakan – Garza band was approved for reburial grounds in the City of San Marcos. This was […]

Anna Provenzano, National Park Service at Grand Canyon National Park

Archaeology with the National Park Service: A Summer of Cultural History at Grand Canyon National Park Mission of the National Park Service: “The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations” ( In the summer of 2015, I completed […]