Undergraduate Research Opportunities | Department of Anthropology

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

ANTH 4920 Internship in Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology is happy to consider credit for undergraduate internship experiences. Students who have been accepted into either a paid or unpaid internship program are encouraged to apply for academic credit. "Internship programs" may be defined in various ways, please consult with the department for questions regarding what constitutes an "internship".

The following are requirements for students applying for consideration of academic credit:

  • Completion of ANTH 2300
  • Minimum UNT G.P.A. of 3.0
  • Junior Classification (60hrs.+)
  • 15+ hours of ANTH Credit Completed
  • Declared Anthropology Major
  • Projected commitment of at least 100 total hours during the credit-earning period

To apply for credit consideration please complete this application and email it to the Department of Anthropology at anthropology@unt.edu. Your application will be reviewed for fulfillment of pre-requisites and assessed for anthropological relevance. You can usually expect to receive a response within 4 weeks of submitting your application. Applications must be received the semester prior to when enrollment is requested.

Learn more about funding opportunities for internships through the Career Center's Unpaid Internship Scholarship program.

If you're graduating and have completed an internship, you could be eligible for a platinum graduation cord from the Career Center! Click here for more information.

ANTH 4900 Special Problems x URF

Undergraduate students interested in conducting their own independent research under the mentorship of an Anthropology faculty member are encouraged to apply to the Undergraduate Research Fellowship offered by the UNT Honors College. Undergraduate Research Fellows are eligible for 3-6 hours of ANTH 4900 Special Problems credit with their mentor throughout the research period. Fellowship applications are usually accepted during the latter part of Spring semesters. Click here to apply and/or to learn more about this research opportunity.

To learn more, view the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Webinar hosted by the Padawan Society.

2021-2022 Undergraduate Research Fellows in Anthropology

Zachary Cannon

"Playing with Gender: Patterns of Identity Expression on Tik Tok"

Mia Rogers

"Asylum Seeking: How Racialization Impacts Latine Migration to the United States"

Tessa Shanahan

"Deconstructing the Fashion Democracy Analogy"