Sarah Klinkenburg, San Antonio Museum of Art

I always knew that I wanted to work in museums, but I didn’t know how it would tie into my studies as an anthropologist or archaeologist. Since I enjoy art as well as cultures in general, I thought of curation as a possible career. When I first signed on as an intern with the San […]

Kara McSpadden, UT Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research

I quickly realized the value of an internship when I discovered how competitive it is to obtain a career researching and working with primates. This is why the University of Texas Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research (KCCMR) was a perfect choice for my internship. Established in 1975, by the University of […]

Betsy Richards, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

I interned during the summer and part of the fall of 2008 with Lorena M. Havill, Ph.D., in the Department of Genetics at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. Today, the Institute is considered to be one of the leading independent biomedical research institutions in the United States and the world. Dr. […]

Kristi Young, San Antonio Museum of Art

With much enthusiasm, I entered my internship at the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) at the beginning of the Volkskunst exhibition. Interning with a curator requires a steady hand, good decorating skills, enthusiasm for meeting new people, a sharp eye for tiny specks of dirt, and the fortitude to spend the lunch hour at […]

Allison Martinez, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

The goal of my anthropology internship was threefold. One, I wanted to complete advanced hours in my anthropology Bachelor of Science degree, and second, I wanted to have practical experience that applied to both anthropology and laboratory science. Finally, I wanted to have an experience that would correlate to medical school and a medical career. […]