American Museum of Natural History Internships

The Anthropology Internship Program at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York offers and wonderful internship program for anthropology students and new grads interested in a wide range of fields including biological anthropology, ethnography, museums, archaeology, and more.  They offer paid and unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in anthropology, museums or related fields. Anthropology interns work on projects relating to the collections or to the ongoing research interests of the curatorial staff in the museum or in the field. The department’s collections and research are focused on North American, Mexican/Central American and South American archaeology and ethnology; Asian, African and Pacific ethnology; and Biological Anthropology. In addition, internships are awarded in collections management, archives and conservation. Applicants should be enrolled in or have recently graduated from an academic institution. Acceptance to the internship program is competitive. The number of interns accepted in any given session varies and is based on staff projects. Internships are limited to a maximum of two sessions of work.

Internship application deadlines:    Don’t delay!
• Summer session (July to September), submit before March 1
• Fall session (September to December), submit before August 4
• Spring session (February-May), submit before December 1

For more information about the AMNH, their collections, staff, and research interests, visit the AMNH website.  For internship information:

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