Anthropology - ANTH 499

Anthropology (ANTH 499) Internship
Eligibility Requirements
Steps to Getting Approval

Anthropology Internship Course (ANTH 499)

The Arts Internship course allow students to gain experience in areas relevant to their field of study; allowing students who pursue approved internships to gain up to 3 credits towards their degrees. Arts internships involve a minimum of 150 hours of work, normally over a period of 8-12 weeks in a host institution approved by the Arts Internship Office. 

Eligibility Requirements

Open to U2 and U3 students, normally after completing 30 credits of a 90 credit program or 45 credits of a 96 to 120 credit program. A minimum CGPA of 3.2, and advance permissions from the Arts Internship Office and the Anthropology Department (see steps to getting approval for internship credit below). This course usually does NOT fulfill program requirements for a seminar or a 400-level course. 

Please note: Only Anthropology full-time faculty members can be responsible for evaluating the ANTH 499 approved research paper (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows cannot supervise an internship course).

Steps to Getting Approval for Internship Credit

Once the internship position has been confirmed, follow the steps listed on the AIO website (Steps to Getting Approval for Internship Credit)All steps should be completed well in advance of the start of your internship. No approval will be granted after you have started your internship.


A grade for the internship will be assigned by the academic supervisor, based on the agreement initially made between the student and the academic supervisor.

Human Subject Research

Course-based research projects that require students to conduct human subject research must receive ethics review and approval. To view the "Policy on the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Human Subjects" and to complete the necessary paperwork please visit the Human Subject Research website.

Please note, no research project, including student research may begin before approval has been obtained from the Research Ethics Board. No research project will be granted retroactive approval.


Department of Anthropology Administrative Office
For departmental contact information, please visit the department's contact page via this link.

Back to top