Connor Laszewski, Prehistory Research Project

Introduction: During the Summer of 2018, I interned at the Prehistory Research Project at Texas State University. The focus of my internship was the analysis of the Native American projectile points known as dart points. These dart points were provided by collector J.D. Zeptner, who obtained them in a pay-to-dig operation at the Gault archaeological… Continue Reading Connor Laszewski, Prehistory Research Project

Kevin McLennan, Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office

Internship as a Death Investigator: A Glimpse Into The Other Side Imagine for a moment: you pull into a stranger’s driveway and shut the vehicle off. Police officers are scattered around the property and yellow POLICE tape surrounds the home. You know someone inside has just been found deceased after going missing for a few… Continue Reading Kevin McLennan, Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office

Charlotte Underwood, Houston Museum of Natural Science

The internship I participated in was a fantastic learning experience. I was working at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, behind the scenes doing the work that most people would find boring: the research. Archaeology isn’t all digging up pottery and bones; to know where to dig and what is being dug up, one must… Continue Reading Charlotte Underwood, Houston Museum of Natural Science

Annette Romero, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

During the summer of 2018, I held an internship position at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The National Parks Service is an agency of the federal government that preserves and protects national parks integrity for future generations. The NPS manages four missions in San Antonio: Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada. My… Continue Reading Annette Romero, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park