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Megan Gonzales, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

I interned for the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS) at the Grady Early Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory (GEFARL) as the database intern. My tasks as an intern included entering data into our two primary Paradox databases “TxSt Donated” and “GeoHist”. Also, I was committed to other activities primarily associated with the body donation […]


Kelsey Brandt, National Parks Service

This report details my three month internship at a midsize National Park working with the Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program. Through the Student Conservation Association, I accepted the position as Volunteer Coordinator Assistant as an AmeriCorps intern. The internship position was created in order to help with the “administration, growth, development, and promotion of the park’s struggling […]


Megan Veltri, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

Read the full report here. During the Fall 2014 semester I completed an internship with the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS). This internship included human rights work with Operation Identification (Operation ID) and work with a newly installed 3D Printer. Although these two aspects of my internship differed, both projects were sometimes used […]


Jeniffer Guajardo, Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos

Read the full report here. Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos (Hispanic Cultural Center of San Marcos) was founded in 2010 to give the Mexican American community a space to celebrate their culture and venerate their heritage. The mission of non-profit Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, hereafter referred to as Centro Cultural, is to serve […]


Jesus Hernandez, American Gateways

Gang violence is a persistent problem for Mexican and Central American, Spanish-speaking individuals. This problem has caused an increase in the number of individuals applying for asylum. Blake (2012) states, “According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), from 2009 to 2011, the number of asylum applications from Mexico in the United States […]