Seniors, have you started to think about graduation or what comes after? New course to aid in job and grad school search

Enroll in ANTH 400 Anthropology Career Launch course for Fall 2014.

The anthropology department is offering a course to help you prepare for the future: ANTH 400 Anthropology Career Launch (1 credit hour), Wednesdays, 12-12:50pm, Lutz 232.

ANTH 400: Career Launcher

This one-credit course is a practicum intended to help anthropology majors articulate the knowledge and skills they have acquired in their undergraduate degree programs to potential employers and/or graduate programs. Some of the topics to be covered include: (1) looking for a job, (2) writing a resume or CV, (3) writing a cover letter or statement of purpose, and (4) developing a professional online presence. The course will also familiarize students with campus resources to assist in them in their job search and careers.

About the professor:

Gabriela Stocks is a new visiting assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She recently received her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of Florida. In addition to serving as a teacher and researcher in a university setting, Dr. Stocks has also worked in the non-profit sector, as a consultant on international conservation projects, as a program coordinator and professor for a Costa Rican study abroad program in environmental law, and as an independent contractor for the US government. Her range of professional experiences will demonstrate to students how the skills acquired through a degree in anthropology can be applicable in a wide variety of professional settings.

For more information, please contact Dr. Gabriela Stocks.