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Life-changing experiences

Opportunities are everywhere while you earn a degree in geography or studying anthropology. Make social connections with students who share similar interests or see new lands and cultures while studying abroad. The department of Geography and Anthropology and the University offer a variety of opportunities, so you’ll find something that’s just right for you. Whether its internships providing practical career skills or research led by expert faculty — we’ll be ready to help find the best experiences for you.

Two students conduct research

Digging deeper

Research gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience in the aspects of geography or anthropology that interest you most. See what kind of research you can do at UW-Eau Claire!

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Mattheus de Waard

Two internships, two countries

When Mattheus de Waard begins his internship with a Wisconsin business this summer it will be the second time the Blugold environmental geography major will put his skills to use in a real-world setting.

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Peurto Rico anthropology conference National Student Exchange

Cultural Immersion

Experience how other cultures interact with each other and the environment. Cultural immersion provides real-world context around your geography or anthropology studies.

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Blugolds Alyson Reum, left, and Ali Olmstead carry the lumber used to construct the walls for a new family home.

Embracing new cultures and experiences

Alison Olmstead was preparing to study abroad in Scotland when she learned about an immersion program in Guatemala focusing on social and environmental justice. So less than two weeks after getting back from Scotland, she left for Guatemala.

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