ARchyaeology internsBuilding your resume with specific skills and experience is essential to finding a job that will lead you to a career in Anthropology. By creating an internship that suits you and your interests specifically, you can maximize your opportunities to have a greater chance of long term career success and satisfaction. Below is a list of books and resources that can help you gain the skills to develop an internship within a specific discipline of Anthropology

Web and Internet Sources for Anthropology Majors

DVD-Multimedia Sources for Anthropology Majors

  • Two DVDs on careers in anthropology (available from AAA)
  • "Anthropology -- Real People, Real Careers" on DVD can be viewed by students in the Anthropology Office (AH315) during business hours, M-F between 9am-4pm

Books about Internships

  • Donovan, Craig P., and James L. Garnett. 2001. Internships for dummies. --For dummies. New York, N.Y.: Hungry Minds.
  • Fedorko, Jamie. 2006. The intern files: how to get, keep, and make the most of your internship. New York: Simon Spotlight Entertainment.
  • Russell-Chapin, Lori A., and Allen E. Ivey. 2004. Your supervised practicum and internship: field resources for turning theory into action. Australia: Thomson/Brooks/Cole.
  • Sides, Charles H., and Ann Mrvica. 2007. Internships: theory and practice. Fitchburg, Mass: Fitchburg State College.
  • Sweitzer, H. Frederick, and Mary A. King. 1999. The successful internship: transformation and empowerment. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole Pub.

Books about Anthropology Careers

  • Camenson, Blythe. 2004. Great Jobs for Anthropology Majors, VGM Career Horizons.
  • Gwynne, Margaret A. 2002. Anthropology Career Resources Handbook. Allyn and Bacon.
  • Nolan, Riall W. 2002. Anthropology in Practice: Building a Career Outside the Academy (Directions in Applied Anthropology, Lynne Riener.
  • Omohundro, John. 2000 Careers in Anthropology. McGraw-Hill.
  • Stephens, W. Richardt. 2001. Careers in Anthropology. Allyn and Bacon.
  • Briller, Sherylyn H. and Goldmacher, Amy . 2009. Designing an Anthropology Career, Professional Development Exercises.
    Alta Mira Press.
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