Local Service Learning and Beyond: IPFW’s Résumé-Building Opportunities for Anthropology Undergraduates

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/5/16 7:30 AM

It can be tough to get “real world” experience before you hit the real world head-on after graduation. Especially when your field of choice includes extensive research, artifacts that are difficult to come by, and hands-on work that often has to be on-site.

This becomes even more difficult when you’re studying anthropology in a very urban setting like Fort Wayne.

However difficult, anthropology is (we assume) the field you want to study. To get a career in just about anything anymore, you need experience, so you need all the opportunities and tools your university can provide.

Richard Sutter, Ph.D.—IPFW’s Department of Anthropology chair—sat down with us to discuss how you can go about getting this experience and gain that worldly experience you need without leaving Fort Wayne’s city limits.

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Topics: Majoring In: Anthropology

5 Questions Anthropology Majors Should Ask When Looking at Colleges

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 6/30/16 7:30 AM

Anthropology is the study of humanity in its broadest sense. From biology to culture to language, this field studies people of the past and the present in depth and often on-site.

As an incredible and vast area of study, anthropology is an exciting prospect, but it can be tough to know where to start. Luckily, Richard Sutter, Ph.D.—our resident anthropology “expert”—took some time to sit down with us and gave us some pointers about what questions students should be asking in order to find a top-notch anthropology department.

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Topics: Majoring In: Anthropology


 

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