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Author Ellick, Carol J.
Title The anthropology graduate's guide : from student to a career / Carol J. Ellick, Joe E. Watkins.
Published Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2011.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  GN41.8 .E55 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 268 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1 From Student to a Career -- Introduction (Why You Need this Book) -- Going for It -- The Myth Perpetuated -- Stories -- Organization of This Book -- Why Us? -- How We Came to Write This Book -- Contributors -- Section I Preparation -- ch. 2 Getting Organized -- Introduction -- Before You Begin -- The Journal -- The Portfolio -- Personal Contract -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 3 I Want to Be an Anthropologist -- Introduction -- Why Anthropology? -- Anthropology -- To the Nth Degree -- Mixing and Matching -- Academic versus Applied -- Career Stories -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 4 Professional Qualifications, Standards, and Ethics -- Introduction -- Professionalism and How to Achieve It -- Member Organizations -- Professional Qualifications and Standards -- Ethics -- Professional Identity -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 5 Past Jobs and Future Careers -- Introduction -- Linking Past to Present -- What Exactly Do You Want to Do? -- Where Are Jobs Posted? -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- Section II Development -- ch. 6 The Road Map -- Introduction -- Transitions, More than Chance -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 7 The Resume, Curriculum Vita, and Biographical Statement -- Introduction -- Resume -- The Curriculum Vita -- Biographical Statement -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 8 Letters That Will Get You the Job -- Introduction -- Letters of Application -- Lettes of Introduction -- Letters of Reference -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 9 Applying for the Job -- Introduction -- What to Send in Your Application Packet -- Interviewing -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- Section III Set Yourself Apart -- ch. 10 Internships and Volunteering -- Introduction -- Internships -- Volunteering -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 11 Communication -- Introduction -- Learning Styles -- Cultural Influences on Communication -- Nonverbal Communication -- Writing and Written Communication -- Other Communication Caveats -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 12 Paying Your Dues: Organizations and Conferences -- Introduction -- Membership -- Presenting -- Networking and Mentors -- Volunteering -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 13 Academic Options -- Introduction -- Employers Inside of Academia -- Institutions of Higher Education -- Ranks of Academic Positions -- Types of Academic Faculty -- Tenured and Tenure-Track Positions -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 14 Getting an Academic Job -- Introduction -- Finding the Jobs -- Research the Employer -- Job Announcements -- Components of an Application -- Making the First Cut -- You've Gotten the Job Offer! -- Summary -- For the Portfolio -- ch. 15 Keeping the Portfolio -- Introduction -- Maintaining the Portfolio -- In Conclusion -- Reflection.
Subject Anthropology -- Vocational guidance.
Anthropology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Related Names Watkins, Joe E.
ISBN 1598745697 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781598745689 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1598745689 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781598745696 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 639161503