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Cayley Birchfield, Texas Historical Commission – RIP Guardian Program

The Texas Historical Commission’s RIP Guardian program serves to educate, consult and assist volunteer groups in preserving historic cemeteries as important cultural resources. The initials R.I.P. are interpreted as the Texas Historical Commission’s cemetery survey initiative: Record, Investigate and Protect. Understanding these key concepts along with the requirements for application provide focus for the overall […]


Tricia Boyd, Refugee Services of Texas

Internships are an invaluable opportunity to learn and apply one’s knowledge and skills in a real world situation. I was able to put my anthropological knowledge to work at Refugee Services of Texas (RST). This agency helps to resettle refugees, as well as provide job development and counseling. They also help victims of trafficking and […]