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This is Anthropology

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.

The Society for Applied Anthropology

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.

Department of Anthropology University of Connecticut

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 Archeological Fieldwork Server at Cornell, containing information on a number of summer archeology programs

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology

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

American Anthropological Association

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)

Popular Anthropology Magazine

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.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Description: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Homepage--Offers information about the CDC and also provides a good sources of health statistics and data

The World Factbook

Description: The World FactBook Homepage--A very useful source of information that is maintained and updated annually by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

The Library of Congress

Description: The Library of Congress Homepage--Access to digitized historical collections, various online systems, federal and state government information

World Health Organization

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


Anthropology Outreach Office-Smithsonian Institution

Description: Anthropology Outreach Office-Smithsonian Institution Homepage--Internship Application information and form maintained by the 16 museums and galleries of the Smithsonian

The Center for World Indigenous Studies

Description: The Center for World Indigenous Studies Homepage--Internship Application Form

ASHA Projects in India

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