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        Award Deadlines for SOC Majors:  

The SOC-ANTH Symposium Occurs at the End of April.
Then get ready to start over again next year:
  • Feb. 10 - MAD RUSH Deadline.
  • Feb. 15 - Foundation Award Deadline.
  • Mar. 1 - AKD Competition Deadline.
  • Mar. 17 - Soc Anth Alumni Panel 5pm SSuccess Cntr.
  • Mar. 18 - Carl Harter & Cecil Bradfeild Aps Due.
  • Mar. 18 - Deadline for Dept. Symposium.
    Make sure you have a polished writing sample for employers and/or graduate schools. Use classes, conferences and competitions to get up to speed and build your resume.
    Resources for Undergraduates
    Publication Outlets for Undergraduates:

  • Sociological Inquiry: AKD Journal of the Soc Honor Society
  • JMUR - James Madison Undergraduate Research
  • Penn State Berks Journal
  • Council on Undergraduate Research Publication Outlet List
  • Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography

    JMU Awards & Conferences:

  • Mad Rush Late March
  • AKD, the US undergraduate sociology honor society has money for travel to regional conferences.
  • Department Symposium
  • Department Awards ($500-$2,000, and always lots of honor).
  • Carl Harter
  • Cecil Bradfield
  • Foundation Awards
  • and more!
  •   General Resources:

  • Department Facebook Page
  • JMU Soc Club Facebook Page
  • For JMU Sociology Majors
  • BA/BS Requirements
  • JMU Academic Calendars
  • JMU Dates and Dealines
  • Exam Schedule
  • Computer Labs
  • Honors thesis info
  • Honors Program Tracks
  • Thinking about Graduate School? Read this and consider a professional program, instead. See an advisor immediately. You are late!
  • Preparing for grad school Get 3 advisors!
  • GREs for grad school
  • JStor Article Search
  • GSS - General Social Survey - Well-Prepped Data
  • Data Search - ICPSR at Michigan
    - but better data is out in the world -- on and off the internet.
  • JMU P&T
    Internship and Service Learning Opportunities:

  • White House Internships
  • Madison Art Collection Internships
  • JMU CAP Internship Search
  • JMU Center for Service Learning
  • Project Grows - See Dr. Porter
  • Virginia Governor's Fellows Program (rising seniors)
  • Intern Match
  • City Internships
  • Internships Dot Com
  • City of Norfolk (rising juniors and seniors; also jobs)
  • Buffalo Bill Center PAID Museum Internships
  • GO ECO Internships in the Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Study abroad is highly recommended if you can afford it, and if you think you can't, consider a spring break trip with scholarships. There are some trips right here in anthropology.
  • Most every national non-profit or foundation has competitive internships available on their websites.
  • Most job databases (below), such as idealist, have an internship section.
  • But do everything you can to build a network and use that as a resource for internships and jobs. Join professional associations, volunteer, give, and showcase your skills.
  •   Job Databases:

  • Idealist Careers
  • Common Good Careers
  • The Foundation Center
  • Bridgespan
  • The Non-Profit Times
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Grassroots Campaigns
  • Riley Guide Subfields
  • Go Government
  • USA Jobs
  • College Grad
  • Academy Health
  • Social Service Dot Com

    After-Graduation Experiences:

  • Danville River Fellowship.
  • GLSEN Summer (LGBT) Research Fellowship for grad stus
  • Peace Corps
  • Teach For America
  • AmeriCorps
  • City Year


    Published by bpb. Updated May 09, 2016,
    but that doesn't mean this is up-to-date.
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