Jobs and Internships with the Federal Government
- Various locations
American Anthropological Association
- Housing/meal stipend
- See various programs about stipend, duration, location, etc.
- Internship opportunities at 13 different museums, 8 research centers, and 9 outreach programs
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
The Washington, DC-based arm of the Smithsonian Institution offers year-round internships in cultural anthropology, folklore, ethnomusicology, museum studies and arts administration. Internships are oriented towards the annual Smithsonian Folk Life Festival.
Margaret Mead Film Festival (apply before Fall)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD, a federal agency, offers a variety of programs tailored to professional development, some for college credit and tailored to your academic interests.
The Student Conservation Association
The SCA offers paid internships at national parks throughout the country, many involving cultural interpretation. Pay includes travel to and from site, room, and a modest weekly stipend. At the end of your commitment you are eligible for Americorps grants applicable to student loans.
National Park Service Historic Preservation Program
- Various programs/ locations – may include local
U.S. Department of State
- Various locations;
- Several programs