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AAA Internship Fund

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Raised by 87 people in 4 months
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The American Anthropological Association is celebrating the life of Ruth Benedict throughout the month of June by raising money for the AAA Internship Program! 

Help us celebrate Benedict's June 5th birthday by contributing just $5, or aim bigger and make a $22 contribution in honor of her first year teaching at Barnard College. Every bit helps as we work to preserve the future of this program!

The AAA Summer Internship Program  was created eight years ago to provide an opportunity for two undergraduate anthropology students the chance to jump-start their professional journey through hands-on experience.

The program was created to be an economically inclusive opportunity.  Running the program costs $4,000 per intern each year and thus far the program has been supported entirely by member donations. To secure the future of this important program, the AAA created an endowment fund to support the program in perpetuity.  We need to raise $200,000 by 2020 for the endowment and as of May 2018 we're just over a quarter of the way there. 

Internship programs like this one are crucial to support the future of anthropology, so please consider donating if you are able. 

"This internship was more than just a placement at a museum. It was a life-changing experience. I hope more interns can encounter this transformation. It’s truly unbelievable." - Palmyra Jackson, AAA intern 2017

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“AAA has opened so many doors to new experiences and opportunities. I am only beginning to see where they will lead me and what my next steps in life will be.” – Katelyn Schoenike, AAA intern 2015

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"I can’t imagine a better place to work than the NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB)... The people at the UAB taught me more about underwater archaeology than I could have hoped for." - Kory Cooper, AAA intern 2016

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Thank you again to everyone who helped us celebrate Ruth Benedict with a donation to the AAA Internship Program! Your generosity allowed us to raise more than $4,200! Stay tuned to the AAA blog to see updates from the 2018 interns as they arrive here in DC.
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Thank you so much to everyone who has donated! Just $572 left to reach our goal amount! Please help us spread the word by sharing the campaign.
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$4,253 of $4,000 goal

Raised by 87 people in 4 months
No Longer Accepting Donations
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Created May 30, 2018
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