On this website, you can learn more about the discipline of anthropology, use our interactive map to learn about anthropology projects in different parts of the world, explore the skills and careers anthropologists have, and find out how you can become an anthropologist.
Description: The Society for Applied Anthropology aspires to promote the integration of anthropological perspectives and methods in solving human problems throughout the world; to advocate for fair and just public policy based upon sound research; to promote public recognition of anthropology as a profession; and to support the continuing professionalization of the field.
Description: Department of Anthropology University of Connecticut Homepage--Provides direct access to academic departments and programs in anthropology and archaeology. It also provides access to the Archaeological Fieldwork Server at Cornell, containing information on a number of summer archaeology programs
Description: National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Homepage--A mentor program for students. This site has answers to frequently asked questions concerning a career in anthropology
Description: Web Resources for Visual Anthropology Homepage--A very comprehensive list of links organized by the following: future directions, specialized fields, institutions, general resources, jobs in anthropology, personal anthropology related home pages and more
Description: American Anthropological Association Homepage
Description: Anthropology Biography Web Homepage--Part of the emuseum at the Minnesota State University, this website offers brief, encyclopedic entries on the lives of significant anthropologists (or prominent thinkers in other fields who have influenced the discipline)
Description: Popular Anthropology is a free online magazine dedicated to fostering a much-needed dialogue between anthropologists and the general public. Anthropologists spend years conducting research and writing important articles that rarely reach the public. This magazine's objective is to construct a bridge between scientists and the public to inform, educate, and ultimately share that vast amount of knowledge in a manner that is both considerate and informative.
ANTHROPOLOGY SOURCES OF DATA
Description: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Homepage--Offers information about the CDC and also provides a good sources of health statistics and data
Description: The World FactBook Homepage--A very useful source of information that is maintained and updated annually by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Description: The Library of Congress Homepage--Access to digitized historical collections, various online systems, federal and state government information
Description: World Health Organization (WHO) Homepage--A good source of information can be found in the World Health Report and in the Statistical Information System
SCHOOL AND CAREER RELATED SITES
Description: Anthropology Outreach Office-Smithsonian Institution Homepage--Internship Application information and form maintained by the 16 museums and galleries of the Smithsonian
Description: The Center for World Indigenous Studies Homepage--Internship Application Form
Description: ASHA Projects in India Homepage--Internship Opportunities with the ASHA Projects in India--Internship descriptions and contact information on five different projects in India
The Anthropology Graduate's Guide: From Student to a Career
Carol J Ellick and Joe E Watkins. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press c2011.
Designing an Anthropology Career: Professional Development Exercises
Sherylyn H. Briller and Amy Goldmacher. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press c2009
Great Jobs for Anthropology Majors
Blythe Camenson. New York: VGM Career Books, c 2005