Prior to the summer of 2009, I began considering internship opportunities for anthropology majors. With an express interest in cognitive science and the role of technology in society, I began to look at usability research and the work of anthropologists within the field. Usability engineers examine products and systems with end-users to ensure task efficiency… Continue Reading Jason Hestor, Knowbility, Inc.
The Center for Archaeological Studies, CAS, was originally founded by Texas State University to conduct archaeological research of the Spring Lake area. Over time it has come to include the Aquarena Springs area and any new prehistoric or historic excavations deemed necessary as the university itself grows. Although CAS receives some funding from the university… Continue Reading Justin Rains, Center for Archaeological Studies
The Forensics unit within the Austin Police Department is a diverse organization with many labs working together to achieve a common goal. I have had the privilege of being able to shadow or work with someone in every lab, while most of my internship took place in the ballistics lab. Each unit plays a specific… Continue Reading Jamie White, Austin Police Department – Forensic Science Unit