The internship fund is intended to help advanced undergraduates, graduate students, or those who have recently completed a master’s degree, in Archaeology or a related field (e.g., Anthropology, Art History, Classics, History, etc.) meet expenses associated with undertaking a museum internship (minimum duration a summer or semester) in the United States or abroad. Awards are given in the amounts of $1,000 – $4,000.

Specific projects will vary and might include the following: collection cataloguing, provenance or archival research, exhibition preparation, the writing of labels and/or didactic panels, assisting with websites and presentations in other media, such as audio guides and exhibition videos, and participating more broadly in museum activities, working with conservators, art handlers, designers, and other museum professionals.


  • Applicants are not required to be members of the AIA at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Archaeology or a related field.

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