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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...