The Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology is offering undergraduate and graduate student internships in four distinct programs for the 2018–2019 academic year. A brief summary of the programs appears below. For a complete description and to access application forms, please visit the BARA Internship Opportunities page. The deadline for applications is August 15, 2018.
• Investigating Food-Based Approaches to Disease and the Role of Community Support in Their Success: In this collaboration with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, “interns will engage with CFB clients to better understand their food-based approaches to diseases such as diabetes and heart disease and the role of family and community in supporting their efforts.”
• Assessing and Assisting Community Youth Programs in Tucson: “Researchers and interns will work with Boys to Men, a community-based mentoring program targeting boys aged 12–17, as they travel their journey to manhood.”
• Implementing and Assessing a Cloth Diaper Program to Address Diaper Need in Tucson: “Interns will conduct interviews with parents who have chosen to participate in [this] pilot project” of the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.
• Developing the Potential for Small Scale Solar Implementation at the Arizona-Sonora Border: Interns will “work with community organizations and Mexican academic institutions such as the Universidad Tecnológica de Nogales as they build cross-disciplinary and cross-border connections.”