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Seeking a job? The AAA Career Center can help.

Did you know that from August 2011 to August 2012, each job listed on the AAA Career Center job board was viewed, on average, 1,564 times. Some jobs were viewed as many as 7,546 times.

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Job seekers can set up email alerts so that when a new position is listed with the AAA Career Center, the listing will arrive directly their inbox. This past year, the AAA Career Center pro-active email system sent each job post to more than 160 job seekers. On average, each listing sent is forwarded on to 17 friends.

AAA Career Center users can keep a well presented portfolio and an organized job search with the following tools that the Career Center offers:

  • Professional Profile – Helps job seekers showcase their professional experiences to employers with cutting-edge online profiles.
  • Resume Builder – Improves the efficiency of the resume creation process, giving job seekers the means to upload their resume from a desktop publishing program such as Microsoft Word.
  • Document Search – Expands candidates’ exposure, increasing their chances to be included in an employer’s search. Job seekers create a portfolio of up to 5 (increased from 3) documents and now these documents can be made searchable in the resume database.
  • Job Application Preview – Gives job seekers more control over online applications with the ability to see everything exactly as an employer will before submitting.

Sign up or log-in today to the AAA Career Center.

AAA Seeks Professional Fellow

The AAA is hiring!

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is seeking to bring a post doc anthropologist on staff to lead its academic and practicing relations program. This is a two-year fellowship that will provide an opportunity for an anthropologist to work with AAA leadership and staff to conduct research, identify and develop new programs and services for members. Candidates should have a PhD in anthropology. The fellow will work at the offices of AAA located in the DC metropolitan area. Start date is fall 2012. Stipend is $50,000 per year plus benefits.

For more information on this fellowship opportunity go to http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs/4853112.32. To apply please send a cover letter and CV/resume to aaajobs@aaanet.org.

Student Opportunities on the AAA Website

The AAA website is a great resource for students seeking info on upcoming meetings, funding, field schools and more. Did you know the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation will host the Student Conference on Conservation Science in New York, Nov 3-5? This is a great opportunity for grad students, post-docs, early-career professionals, and those considering a profession in the field. To participate, submit an application online by May 18, or check out the AAA meetings calendar for other events in your area. To submit conference info for the calendar, email Amy Goldenberg at agoldenberg [at] aaanet.org.

Looking for job, fellowship or internship announcements? Check out the AAA Bulletin Board, our professional development website, or subscribe to section listservs. Right now the Human Relations Area Files at Yale is seeking an intern with a BA in anthropology for a 1-year internship (stipend: $16,000). Continue reading

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