The following links provide more information about the fields of sociology and anthropology, including information about scholarship and fellowship opportunities, current issues facing anthropologists and sociologists, and job possibilities.
- American Anthropological Association
The world's largest professional organization for individuals interested in anthropology. Contains veryÃ‚Â useful information for students considering majors in anthropology, as well as job search tips for anthropology graduates.
- American Sociological Association
The largest professional association for sociologists in North America. Contains resources for student job-seekers, copies of research reports, and funding opportunities for students attending graduate school. Their segment on “careers and jobs” is very useful for students considering a major in sociology.
- Contexts magazine and blog
A publication of the American Sociological Association, Contexts is a “quarterly magazine that makes sociology interesting and relevant to anyone interested in how society operates.”
- Eastern Sociological Society
A professional association for sociologists based in the eastern portion of the United States. Offers a very affordable student membership.
- International Visual Sociology Association
An international association of sociologists which promotes “the study,Ã‚Â production, and use of visual images” in sociological practice.
- Sociologists without Borders
A transnational association of sociologists concerned with issues of global justice and human rights.
A few recommended resources for sociology/anthropology graduates seeking employment:
- City Limits
Extensive listing of jobs located in the New York City area. Many positions available in social service, education, labor research and organizing.
A global networking site that assists with job searches as well as internship and volunteer opportunities.
- Opportunity NOCs (Nonprofit Organization Classifieds)
Nationwide listing of jobs available in non-profit industries and organizations.
- Pace University’s Career Service Center
The best place to start your job search! Information on job search techniques, on-campus career recruitingÃ‚Â and internship placement.
- Professionals for NonProfits
A job placement agency with offices in New York City and Washington, DC.