Other Resources

AAA Resources for Students

A diverse collection of information and resources for those who are considering a career in anthropology.

Anthropology MA Alumni Survey

In 2009 the AAA Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA) undertook an MA alumni survey. This survey examined where anthropology MAs had gone in their careers and how they benefited from their master’s programs.

Mentoring FAQs from the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology

This web page includes nearly 60 Frequently Asked Questions–and answers–about the study of applied anthropology and careers in applied anthropology.

Archaeology Fieldwork.com

A forum with job listings, resume posting, a students’ corner, and other resources.

Anthropology News (available to members of the American Anthropological Association)

The monthly newspaper of the AAA often has articles about practicing and applied anthropology. In particular, the NAPA Column features a “Practitioner Profile” each month, and also includes other information of interest to students preparing for an applied career.

Applied Anthropology Field School in Malta

Led by Dr. Marc Vanlangendonck of the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. As a consequence of its location at the crossroads of maritime routes between Europe, Africa and Asia, Malta has always been strategically important. Many different cultures have set foot on the islands… At the same time, Malta has a perfectly English-speaking population. This enhances accessibility for foreign researchers… Plenty of possibilities for interesting field research are available: from architectural and religious sites to tourism and ethnic relations.

Forensic Science Technician

A guide to forensic science degree programs.

The History Of People: A Guide To Amateur Archaeology

Useful links to many archaeology associations and websites.

Dental Analysis in Archaeology

Information about what teeth can teach us about the life of their owners. Links to related resources.

Educational Guide for Archaeologists

Introduction to the field of archaeology.