Opportunities for Current Students

Anthropology isn’t just a major. It’s an exciting community of engaged scholars interested in understanding the whole spectrum of human experiences. And some of the greatest learning opportunities take place outside the classroom.

Conduct Research

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Undergraduate research is a great way to build your resume and get valuable hands-on experience.


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Keep yourself up to date by joining the ATH Listserv. Like our Facebook page. Start building a professional web presence through LinkedIn or Academia.

Join A Club

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Become an active member of one of our two student led organizations: Anthropology Club and Primatology Club.

Attend Lectures

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Amazing speakers—from scholars to activists to filmmakers—come to the ATH Department every year. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and learn from them


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What can you learn through work? Anthropology offers many internship opportunities

Study Abroad

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Whether you take trips led by faculty, travel to field schools, or study at colleges or universities overseas, the Anthropology Department strongly supports study abroad and study away.

Apply for Grants/Scholarships

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It’s never too early to start building your resume. Check our web site for a list of awards, their requirements and deadlines

Apply for Writing Awards

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Written a great paper? Submit it for an award, publish it, or both!

Independent Study

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Want to study a topic more deeply? Want to conduct original research? Independent study courses allow you the freedom to follow your interest.