Santiago, Chile

Anthropology and Forensic Science

Intern at a government agency and shadow and support a team of doctors, anthropologists, dental specialists, psychologists, photographers and lawyers who determine the cause of death for victims of human rights issues, violent crimes, or natural disasters. Responsibilities may include conducting procedures with bone material, participating in on-site cases and/or excavations, assisting with autopsies and forensic anthropological procedures, and taking part in meetings to define protocols and proposals for specific forensic cases. Past placements include: Servicio Médico Legal de Chile.