Resources

Bowdoin's Career Planning Center

Student Research

  • Department Funding: Find out how the department may be able to fund your research through the Inhouse Grant.

Sociology Resources

  • CAREERS: Fund for Public Interest Research Jobs is a national non-profit group that runs campaigns on environmental and social justice issues. Partnering with groups like the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the Human Rights Campaign, and Save the Children, the Fund for Public Interest Jobs is hiring graduating seniors for positions all over the country!
  • CAREERS: Sociology Beyond Bowdoin
  • Summer Internship and Job opportunities!!

    Interested in an outstanding summer service-learning opportunity? The Civic Education Project (CEP) is currently seeking outstanding applicants to work as teachers, teaching assistants and residential counselors in their summer 2004 programs. Spend you summer teaching young people about citizenship, leadership, and social justice. Click here to learn more!

Electronic Sources:
Sociology Library Research Guide (Library Gateway)
PsychINFO: 1967-present (Library Gateway)
Sociofile: 1974-present (Library Gateway)
Population Index: 1978-present (Library Gateway)
Print Sources:
Human Resources Abstracts: 1975-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Population Index: 1958-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Psychological Abstracts: 1927-1966 (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Social Sciences Index: 1974-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Sociological Abstracts: 1958-1992 (Main Library, Index Sec.)

Anthropology Resources

  • CAREERS: Fund for Public Interest Research Jobs is a national non-profit group that runs campaigns on environmental and social justice issues. Partnering with groups like the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the Human Rights Campaign, and Save the Children, the Fund for Public Interest Jobs is hiring graduating seniors for positions all over the country!
  • CAREERS: Anthropology Beyond Bowdoin
  • Summer Internship and Fieldwork opportunities!! Search the Archaeology Institute of America's search engine for fieldwork opportunities.
  • A few notable programs:

    --Archaeological Field School at Pemaquid Falls, Maine, August 2-20, 2004

    Come and join historical archaeologist Dr. Neill De Paoli and his team of dedicated volunteers as they excavate the site of the late 18th century home of prominent Pemaquidian Robert Given and search for further evidence of the 17th century English fishing and trading plantation of Pemaquid on Bristol, Maine's scenic Pemaquid River. Students will have the opportunity to explore the world of this English frontier settlement while learning basic excavation and recording techniques, laboratory procesdures, and historic artifact identification methods. Participants may sign up for one, two, or three one-week sessions (Tuition is $200.00 for one week). Discounted rates are available for those who sign up for multiple sessions.

    For more information or to register, contact: Dr. Neill De Paoli-- phone: 207-363-4929, email: ndppquid@rcn.com.

    --New Ethnographic Field School to be run in Tonga, May-July 2004

    --Check out an ethnographic field program at Northern Illinois University.

Electronic Sources:
Anthropology Library Research Guide (Library Gateway)
Anthropological Literature: late 19th Century-present (Library Gateway)
Anthropological Index Online: 1980-present (Library Gateway)
Bibliography of Native North Americans: 1989-present (Library Gateway)
Print Sources:
Abstracts in Anthropology: 1988-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Annual Review of Anthropology: 1972-present (Main Library, Ref. GN1 A623)
Anthropological Index: 1985-1996 (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Anthropological Literature: 1981-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)
Social Sciences Index: 1974-present (Main Library, Index Sec.)