Internship with Indian Law Alliance

Emily Pavelle ‘10, Anthropology Major This January I had an internship at the American Indian Law Alliance (AILA) in New York City. The American Indian Law Alliance is an “indigenous, non-profit organization that works with Indigenous nations, communities and organizations in [their] struggle for sovereignty, human rights, and social justice for their peoples”. In October,… Read more »

Nonprofit Internship in Cambridge, MA

Jen Shriber ’10,  Anthropology Major I spent my Jan Plan 2009 working for Barakat, a nonprofit organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts that funds schools and health programs in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.  I got to spend a lot of time with the executive and program directors during my internship.  These people taught me a lot about… Read more »

Internship in Cambodia

Experiences at Green Gecko JanPlan 2009 by Loretta Biss, ’10, Anthropology minor I know this sounds cliché, but my volunteering experience this JanPlan really changed my life.  I worked at an NGO in Siem Reap, Cambodia called The Green Gecko Project, which gives a home to over 60 children who formerly begged on the streets… Read more »

January internship in Malawi

by John Perkins, ’11 Anthropology major During the month of January, I participated in a 30-day volunteer program in Malawi through a non-governmental organization called World Camp.  Malawi is a land-locked country in Southern Africa with a population of about 12 million.  It has experienced some of the highest rates of extreme poverty in the… Read more »

Internship at the Longfellow National Historic Site

Sonia Booth ’10, Anthropology major   Summer 2009 I worked as a park ranger at the Longfellow National Historic Site in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the summers of 2008 and 2009 and the summer before, I also volunteered in the archives helping to preserve and catalog books. I am interested in the education process and how one presents… Read more »