Campus and Community Opportunities
Announcing a potential internship or directed study opportunity for spring 2013!
Poudre Learning Center, Greeley. Guiding and observing students using an archaeology activity at the Center. Evaluating the effectiveness of the activity. Developing and improving K-adult curriculum for the activity. Requires getting yourself to the PLC, about 15-20 minutes from campus in west Greeley.
If interested contact Dr. Andy Creekmore, Andrew.Creekmore@unco.edu
City of Greeley Museums (Ongoing)
Gain experience and internship credit in a wide variety of areas while having a blast! There are many opportunities for internships and work studies in areas of archaeology, collections, exhibits, customer service, research and more. Contact Diane Karlson at Diane.Karlson@greeleygov.com or send a general e-mail inquiry to Museums@greeleygov.com for more information.
Volunteer with Greeley's refugee community! (Ongoing)
Women2Women sponsors a local sewing group called the Creative Community which teaches sustainable sewing and communication techniques to refugee women. Responsibilities include teaching sewing, organizing, recruiting translators and establishing community connections/resources. Contact Women2Women liaison, Marlene Monson at GreeleyW2W@aol.com or UNC Americorps Capacity Building Intern, Jade Northrop at Jade.Northrop@unco.edu
Global Refugee Center (Ongoing)
The GRC represents Greeley's refugee population and more than 29 countries of origin. The center works as a non-profit that helps refugees move towards self-sufficiency. Resources include ESL classes, support in case management and encouraging cultural celebration and awareness. Contact UNC Americorps Capacity Building Intern, Caitlin Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can get involved.
Anthropology Faculty (Ongoing)
Contact Dr. Creekmore (Andrew.Creekmore@unco.edu) for more information about archaeological opportunities in Greeley. Explore geophysics and other archaeological techniques during summer field school.
Dr. McIlvaine (Bioarchaeologist) has research experience in Albania, specifically looking at the complexities of colonization. Opportunities include potential research assistantships abroad, gaining access to CU's Nubian skeletal collection and observing primates at the Denver Zoo. Contact D. McIlvane (Brittany.McIlvane@unco.edu) to learn more.
Dr. Duncan (Medical Anthropologist) is interested in developing research related to binational migration and health while identifying migrant needs and conceptions. Opportunities include promoting migrant well-being and working on projects that seek to develop binational programs and policies. Contact both Dr. McIlvane and Dr. Duncan (Whitney.Duncan@unco.edu) to learn about opportunities for student research in the Greeley area and abroad.