Archaeology Internships Available in the DC Area

DC City Archaeology Internships

The District of Columbia Office of Planning (OP) offers a number of exciting internships in Washington, DC.  The internship program is designed to offer students interested in the field of Planning, including Neighborhood and Citywide Planning, Development Review/Zoning, Urban Design, Geographic Information System/IT, State Data Center, Transportation Planning, Sustainability Planning and Historic Preservation. To learn more about the agency’s division and initiatives review OP’s website.

Applications Deadline:

• Summer Internship Program: Application must be postmarked by March 15
• Fall Internship Program Application must be postmarked by July 15
• Winter/Spring Internship Program: Application must be postmarked by October 31

For More Information Contact: Joyetta Delaney, Intern Program Coordinator, [email protected].

Naval History and Heritage Command Internships

The NHHC offers internships to students who wish to have professional work experience in areas related to their educational programs and career goals. In addition to undertaking historical research, writing and editing, the NHHC operates the Navy Department Library, The Navy Museum and maintains collections of naval archives, photographs, artifacts, and art. Internships are available in all of these areas. The Command is located in the Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese Street SE, Washington, D.C.

How to Apply:

The application form should be completed and returned before the desired initiation of an internship including one letter of recommendation and an unofficial transcript.

For More Information Contact: (202) 433-6901 or Email: [email protected].

Smithsonian Internships

For nearly a century George Washington University has had a partnership with the Smithsonian Institute and it's museums. GW in partnership with the Smithsonian offers a wide range of internships for undergraduate and graduate students in archaeology, anthropology, museum studies and more!

For more information on all of the internship opportunities the Smithsonian has to offer check out their Internship Opportunities Page.

For More Information Contact: 202-633-7070 or Email: [email protected].