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Anthropology Students Participate in a Variety of Internships

Anthropology students were busy participating in internships this past Spring and Summer. Students interned in a variety of organizations and settings, including:

KSU Anthropology Major Casey Jackson pursued an internship with the Japan American Society of Georgia last spring. He assisted with social media management, the planning of events and programs, and guided Japanese students as they visited America.  

KSU Anthropology student Edward Smith pursued an internship with Edwards-Pitman Environmental, Inc., last spring. He performed archaeological surveys and shovel tests of archaeological sites and later washed, sized, photographed, labeled and catalogued artifacts.

KSU Anthropology student Kaitlin Hunter interned with the Keep Marietta Beautiful Program last spring. She worked on a publication about the Marietta Confederate Cemetery and created a presentation for KMB members to share with prospected donors.

KSU Anthropology student Cristal Inoh interned at the Lutheran Services of Georgia last spring. Assigned to the Match Grant program, she assisted recent refugee clients in their job searches.

KSU Anthropology student Elizabeth Stout interned at Bulloch Hall in Marietta last spring. She updated the docent (tour guide) manual of the childhood home of Mittie Bulloch, the mother of Theodore Roosevelt.

KSU Anthropology student Lindsay Montgomery interned with the Kennesaw State University Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery this past summer. She conducted interviews and analyzed narratives about addiction and recovery. She then developed and coordinated educational programming and trained peer educators.

KSU Anthropology student Richonna Sanders interned at New Echota Cherokee Capital Historic Site this past summer. She created information booklets and a bulletin board for children. She gave tours to children, ran the front desk, and catalogued donated books in the library.

KSU Anthropology student Evan Talmadge interned with Edwards Pitman Environmental, Inc., this past summer. He worked on a Phase I survey and Phase III data recovery excavation and also conducted shovel tests, washed artifacts, and maintained equipment.

KSU Anthropology student Tania Benavidez interned at  Coop Victoria in Costa Rica this past summer. She interviewed members of this coffee bean production coop about the history of the organization and then wrote a pamphlet for the coop. 

KSU Anthropology student Ashley Dawson interned with Global Growers this past summer. She helped organize participants in the community gardens and created a map that identified potential areas for new gardens. She also assisted in organic food production and outreach to refugee communities.

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Posted: September 21, 2017