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.
I chose to complete an internship at Center for Survivors of Torture (CST), a nonprofit organization that works with international survivors of torture who have made their way to the United States. Their clients are from over 35 different countries from across the world that are seeking or have been granted asylum or refugee status. … Continue Reading Mary DeMoss, Center for Survivors of Torture
This internship was an overwhelming step towards the career of forensic nursing which I have plans of pursuing. The location of my internship was at the Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital. The mission of this organization is to redefine how patients of sexual assault are treated within the health care system of today. At Methodist… Continue Reading Kassie Martinez, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
I was initially attracted to the internship in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Archaeology Lab because I am interested in obtaining a career in the field of archaeology and wanted to get a glimpse of what working for a state agency was like. In addition, by meeting and working with established professional archaeologists, anything that… Continue Reading Toni Fischer, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Archaeology Lab
There are a few reasons why the internship at Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command- Central Identification Laboratory interested me. To begin, JPAC-CIL is one of the leading employers of forensic anthropologists in the nation. At any given time there are over thirty forensic anthropologists on staff. Their goal is to attempt to fully account for every… Continue Reading Michele O’Neill, Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) – Central Identification Laboratory (CIL)JPAC-CIL