Student Resources

Anthropology Student Resources

As a study of human interactions and behaviors, there is no better way to get on the inside of anthropological thinking than to participate - go ahead and be human, and pick up some anthropology skills as a bonus. Here you'll find a plethora of resources on clubs and organizations, research opportunities, internship opportunities, and general information/links on anthropology that provide you plenty of chances to engage in the field.

Organizations and Clubs

  • The anthropology club is a great starting point for learning a little bit more about your peers and the department resources available to you.
  • Interculture, a committee that brings together students of varied nationalities and ethnicities. Interculture sponsors celebrations highlighting various cultures and screens international films.
  • Language is key understanding any culture, and many anthropology students find significant value in one of the many language clubs on campus, including the Arabic, French, Italian, and Spanish clubs.
Work study/Internship Opportunities

It's best to have a clear idea of what you want to do and where you want to go before you job hunt, but among the many sites out there, these can help get you started

Anthropology Job listings at Anthrotech,
Anthropology Job Search at
Employment in Archaeological Fieldwork

The American anthropological Association career center is also worth a look. If you're panicked in general about hunting a job , this New York Times section offers a reasonable alternative to blowing into a paper bag.

There's also a lot of internship opportunities out there to follow up.

Scholarship Opportunities
There's a lot of opportunities to out there to help finance your education. This list provides a useful starting point for hunting these opportunities down.

Key Links
There's a billion and one sites out there with great, good and not-so-good information related to the field of anthropology - too many to list here. The following are some of the most relevant to you as you pursue your anthropology degree:
  • American Anthropological Association
    "The world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology" - All things anthropology.
    A site dedicated to enhancing science education in anthropology in GK-12 Schools, the University, and in the Community. The goal of ANTHRO-TEACH is to enhance science education in anthropology at all levels of learning and in all four subfields of anthropology (cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and biological anthropology).
  • Anthropology in the News
    A great resource for up-to-the-minute news on developments in the field of anthropology.
  • Anthropology Resources on the Net
    News, views, research, and even a little anthropologist humor when you're feeling a little punchy from anthro-intake.