Museum internships present tremendous opportunities for archaeology students to engage in serious research and to benefit from hands-on training. To give students more opportunities and to honor Past President Elizabeth Bartman's tremendous record of service, the AIA is establishing the Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship Program, which will help make it possible for deserving graduate students to intern in a museum with an archaeological collection, either in the United States or abroad.

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AIA Past President Elizabeth Bartman

The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. The AIA’s Annual Meeting brings together scholars and professional archaeologists to share their discoveries. Award-winning ARCHAEOLOGY magazine engages the public in archaeology, while the AJA publishes archaeological research.

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Southwest Texas Society President Laura Childs with children at the 2011 Archaeology Fair in San Antonio.

The AIA is made up of Members from around the world who share a passion for archaeology. Our Members receive a wide variety of exclusive benefits, including a 30% discount on AIA Annual Meeting registration, discounts on admission and gift shop merchandise at AIA Museum Partners, discounts on select field schools, $100 off AIA Tours—and more!

At the same time, our Members support the Institute’s education, outreach, and preservation initiatives that promote and protect the wonders of our past for future generations. Join today and unearth your inner archaeologist!

  • Site Preservation

    Every year, archaeological sites are destroyed by development, looting, vandalism, warfare, environmental changes, and irresponsible tourism. The AIA Site Preservation Program safeguards the world’s archaeological heritage through direct preservation, education, and outreach, and by facilitating the spread of best practices.

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  • AJA Society

    The Society for the American Journal of Archaeology was founded in 1989 to expand the size and scope of the AIA’s official journal and to build the AJA’s endowment in order to ensure its future financial health.

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  • Annual Fund

    A tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund means you directly help publish the latest archaeological research, preserve threatened archaeological sites for the future, and fund scholarships to educate the next generation of archaeologists.

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