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Undergraduate Program


Study and Work Abroad

Many students pursue a semester or a year studying abroad to complement their study of anthropology. Some majors seek employment abroad after graduation or apply for a Fulbright to teach English or conduct research overseas.

University of Rochester Study Abroad Office
The office website provides guidance for undergraduates who wish to enrich their college experience by studying abroad.

Study Abroad
A site for undergraduates who wish to look beyond the University of Rochester-sponsored study abroad programs.

Fulbright Fellowships  
Fulbright fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of State and fund scholarly research or English teaching assistantships all over the world. Anthropology majors have been awarded Fulbright fellowships to Peru, Bangladesh, Russia, Nepal, and elsewhere.

Teach Abroad
A site for people who wish to investigate teaching abroad independently, rather than registering with an agency. Features links to international embassies, information on current job listings (complete with contact information), travel information. Includes both volunteer and paid positions. Links to universities, career-guidance web sites, language schools, and environmental field schools.

Overseas Jobs
A free website for job seekers interested in international jobs. Specializes in American companies with overseas offices.

International Jobs
Provides listings for international jobs in areas related to government, development, education, and foreign policy, among other fields.

Scholarly Resources

University of Rochester Libraries
For more information on how to use the search engine, contact the reference desk at the Rush Rhees Library.

The main database for journal articles published by the American Anthropological Association. Access is available through the University of Rochester library server.

Cultural Anthropology Online
The website for the Society of Cultural Anthropology, the largest group within the American Anthropological Association and publisher of the journal, Cultural Anthropology.

Google Scholar
A powerful search engine for articles and books that also allows you to set up alerts to be notified by email of articles appearing with specified keywords. Access to the articles may require you to log in to the University server.

Social and Cultural Anthropology

American Anthropological Association
The official web site of the main academic association for social and cultural anthropologists.

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford
This site offers people the chance to see what kind of events and research are going on across the Atlantic. 

AAA - Anthropology Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of anthropological resources. 

Anthropology Graduate Departments
A good reference for undergraduates looking for graduate departments in Anthropology.

Savage Minds
A collective blog and major resource for news about anthropology and anthropology in the news.

Other Subfields: Physical and Forensic Anthropology, Archaeology, and Applied Anthropology

The University of Rochester Department focuses on social and cultural anthropology. Here are some resources where you can find more information about other subfields of the discipline.

American Association of Physical Anthropologists
Society for American Archaeology
Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs
Forensic Anthropology