Internships, Fellowships, Programs

Funding for Travel to Academic Conferences (Undergraduate and Graduate)
The Dean of the college has funds every year for travel to meetings where you are presenting.  Both UG and MA students may apply.  There is a set amount each year distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until the money runs out.  Email to apply for the funds as soon as you have your abstract accepted for your presentation.

SFSU has student job postings on Handshake. Please check this link for the most current opportunities

Funded Research and Field Schools in Anthropology and Archaeology (Undergraduates)
Support for student participation in anthropology and other social sciences is awarded to multiple field sites every year by the National Science Foundation.  The selected sites offer stipends (~$3000) to help offset the cost of attendance.  The list of sites include research in New Mexico, Hungary, Ethiopia and at the Smithsonian Institution.
List of Opportunities:
DEADLINES: Most are early March

Institute for Field Research Programs (some scholarships available)
A variety of Scholarships are available to help cover the cost of attendance. However, you have to submit the application for the field school and be accepted before you apply for the scholarship.Please check here for field school information:
And here for scholarship information once you have been accepted:

National Park Service Latino Internship
Check for park service internships at this site:

Paid Internship and Jobs in Historic Preservation
The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) administers an internship program for upperclassmen/women and graduate students in the fields of history, historic preservation, cultural resource management, archeology, and other related fields (e.g. ethnography, art history, museum studies, etc.) Apply here:

John Norton Fellowship
This is a paid student fellowship that records and edits the SF State Poetry Center readings throughout the semester. Students can find info on the position and how to apply on their website -

Cultural Resource Opportunities
Cultural resource opportunities for students during summer at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Students of any level may apply.
Cultural Application of Spatial Data Internship
Homestead Project Historic Preservation Internship
Both internship opportunities are paid. Please see the following pdf for an explanation of pay grades:

California Pre-Doctoral Program
Applications must be submitted through the Program’s online platform.  Step-by-step application instructions may be found on our website at