Student Resources

Study Abroad Opportunities through Wagner College

The following databases include current ethnographic and archaeological field school opportunities. The best field schools are offered through an accredited college or university and grant academic credit for the field opportunity.
American Anthropological Association, Fieldwork Opportunities
Click on "search announcements" and search by "Field School"
Archaeological Institute of America maintains a listing of hundreds of field schools all over the world.
Archaeology Fieldwork
Have an interest in Historical Research, Historical Archaeology, or Architectural Preservation?
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

Context-Based Research Group seeks cultural anthropologists for short-term, ethnographic research projects around the world.
Rustic Pathways offers high school students service, language immersion, and travel opportunities worldwide. If you wish to apply for an in-country program position, you must be 22 years old and either hold a bachelor's degree, or be a full time student. The following databases include temporary and permanent job opportunities in archaeological fieldwork.
These positions are generally temporary, suitable for undergraduates, but generally requires one to have completed an archaeological field school (preferable within the US).
The Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health offers a Fellowship in Emerging Infectious Diseases in conjunction with the CDC and APHL at their Albany Facility will link you to a variety of NGO oppor0tunities

American Anthropological Association Internships
American Museum of Natural History
Public Health Internship Program at the NYC Health Department
Peer Health Exchange
Natural History Research Experience
Center for World Indigenous Studies
Cultural Survival
Doctors without Borders, paid internships in NYC
EcoHealth Alliance: intersection of ecosystem, animal, and human health
The National Parks Service offers paid internships for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying anthropology or related fields.
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
Red Associates Consulting Firm
The US Department of Agriculture Forest Services has a number of volunteer opportunities in archaeology and cultural resource management.
The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps offers three excellent opportunities for students to serve their country while completing or continuing their education. If you are interested in a public health career, we encourage you to apply to the Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JRCOSTEP) and/or the Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (SRCOSTEP).. All three programs offer excellent benefits and are highly competitive. For more information or to find out if you are eligible to apply, Click on “Apply Now” to take the prescreen. COSTEP Applicants can apply for both programs.
US state department internships in DC or abroad
The World Wildlife Fund

Archaeological Institute of America
The Boren Awards for International Study provides funding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations.
The Fulbright Program provides funding for undergraduate and graduate students to study, conduct research and/or teach English abroad.
National Geographic provides up to $5000 to support research projects abroad for individuals 18-25 yrs old.
The National Science Foundation provides three-year fellowships for graduate students
The Explorers Club supports college undergraduates in order to foster a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of the scientific knowledge of our world.
The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship program will end in 2013. Beginning in 2013-14, The Foundation will offer scholarship opportunities through district and global grants. This new grant structure gives Rotarians greater flexibility in sponsoring the next generation of leaders.
The US Public Health Service provides experience and funding opportunities in a wide variety of allied health fields.
US State Department