Paper Airplanes is Looking for Volunteers


Paper Airplanes is Looking for Volunteers

Paper Airplanes is looking for Turkish tutors, English tutors, and English tutor coordinators

​.​ Paper Airplanes provides free, one-on-one virtual language and skills instruction to people affected by conflict. Our goal is to help our students learn critical languages and marketable skills for their pursuit of higher education and employment. No prior tutoring experience or Arabic language skills required, although both are appreciated. Please contact Paper Airplanes Director of Programming, Dr. Anna Farrell, at with any questions.


New ANTH Ph.D. program at Colorado State


New Anthropology PHD Program Focused on Place, Space, and Adaptation Launching Fall 2018

The Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado is pleased to announce a new Ph.D. program with an emphasis on Place, Space, and Adaptation. This program integrates geographic perspectives and techniques with the traditional disciplinary foci of anthropology and prepares students for academic positions as well as jobs outside the academy. A MA/MS in anthropology, geography, or a related field is required to enter the program.

This innovative PhD builds on the diverse research interests of our faculty who specialize in cultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology as well as human and physical geography. The program will provide students with the conceptual expertise and skills to address research questions that:

  • sit at the intersection of anthropology and geography
  • apply geographic methods to anthropological questions
  • critically evaluate the impact of place and space on human/ecosystem adaptation
  • Due date for applications is Feb 1, 2018

For more information please visit the website or email:

Summer 2018 Ethnography & Field Study Abroad in Mexico


OSEA celebrates 15 years of innovative trans-cultural exchange, community outreach, language immersion, service learning, and interdisciplinary field study in the Maya Community of Pisté, Yucatán, México.

Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology

Founded in 2003, OSEA provides US students training in ethnography and community based service learning. Participants learn to design & conduct research on issues that are significant for you. Focus on academic research or practicum experience that gives you the edge for grad program, medical school or work in public or private sector.

— OSEA is pronounced in Spanish, “​Oh Say-Ah”—

Students design research on issues that they choose, in areas such as:

  • Medical anthropology, public health, medical pluralism,
  • Heritage, community tourism, sustainability, eco-tourism,
  • Gender/sexualities, new ways of being Maya in global culture, identity & social media
  • Spiritualities & belief, religion & rituals of belonging
  • NGOs & globalization, tourism ethnography, anthropology of food,
  • Theatre & music, performance, anthropology of art/aesthetic
  • Community culture and politics, Mexican electoral politics

OSEA is Ideal for all majors, including:

Anthropology, PreMed, Public Health, Journalism, Global Studies, Ecology, Latin American Studies, Psychology, Gender Studies, Urban Development

OSEA 2018 Programs

  • Six Week Ethnography Field School: Jun 17 to July 28
  • Four Week Options for 6 credits in different sessions
  • Intensive Spanish. Jun 5 to Jun 17
  • Maya Language Immersion (6 weeks). Jun 17-July 28

Early Decision Enrollment for next summer begins on December 20

  • Early Decision Enrollment $300 tuition discount. Deadline Jan 20
  • Regular Enrollment Deadline Feb 20
  • Late Enrollment Available after Feb 25
  • Online Application Process

Home Stays with Maya families. Live in Pisté, Yucatán. 3km from Chichén Itzá

Learn about Experience of Past Participants

Please Email us directly with your questions!

Dr. Quetzil Castaneda, Director OSEA,

Zachary Glen Brandner, Field School Coordinator,

or, leave voicemail for Quetzil at 812.855.9099

We look forward to working with you this summer!

​Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology

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Archaeology masters study opportunities at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


Come and join us for unique archaeological programmes focusing on the Archaeology of the Global North at a university with over 500 years of history. Our staff are leading scientists, researchers and fieldworkers in Northern Europe, Scandinavia, the North Atlantic and high latitude regions from Siberia and Mongolia to North America. Study in a department ranked top for research in Scotland.

MA/BSc Archaeology (4 yr undergraduate degrees)
MSc Archaeology/Archaeology of the North (1 yr PGT)
MSc Archaeology: Vikings in Focus (option) (1 yr PGT)
MSc Osteoarchaeology (1 yr PGT)
PhD in a range of specialisms
Certificate in Archaeology (2 yr part time)

University of Aberdeen’s archaeology department is one of the highest ranking departments in Scotland, located in one of Europe’s oldest universities, and one of the world’s most interesting archaeological countries.

Archaeology at Aberdeen has a special high-latitude focus that is found nowhere else. Reflecting this, our staff are prominent researchers and fieldworkers in Northern Europe, Scandinavia, the North Atlantic and the circumpolar region from Siberia to the Canadian arctic. Closer to home, the archaeology of Scotland is a natural priority. Spanning the humanities and physical sciences, our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offer a complete archaeological education with a distinctive northern flavour.

We have a range of Master’s programmes at Aberdeen including our MSc Archaeology, MSc Archaeology of the North, MSc Archaeology: Vikings in Focus and our new MSc Osteoarchaeology programme. Each is different, but there are also possibilities for combining courses from each to make your own unique programme. Each builds on the research specialisms and collections of the university.

At postgraduate level, we deliver what we believe to be one of the most unique programmes of its kind in the world – “MSc Archaeology of the North”. This is a one year thought MSc programme which commences in September 2018. The programme is in its fifth year and already it has attracted significant interest from North American students.

Starting in September 2018 we are launching a new programme MSc in Osteoarchaeology. This programme will work with the substantial collection of human remains held in the Marischal Museum collections at the university, which is a unique resource fir a MSc programme.

For more information:


Urban Teachers Student Opportunity

Are you curious about: a career in education, making an impact on young people, and continuing to move the needle on effective and well-rounded education in this country? Are you also looking for a meaningful and lucrative full-time career that allows you to help create change in our society? Well, Urban Teachers may be just what you’re looking for.

Who are we?Urban Teachers, an AmeriCorps Affiliate program, is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching and peer support, we give our teachers the skills needed to improve outcomes for students in high-need communities. By doing so, our teachers are changing the lives of the students, families, and communities they serve, as well their own.

What you need to know:

  • Urban Teachers 1st App Deadline – Monday, October 16th at 11:59 pm – Apply now! This is your first opportunity to get your foot in the door of a rewarding career. Applying is not committing – so if you’re interested in the program, I recommend you pursue it by completing an application. The application should take no more than 30-40 min to complete.
  • Phone Chats – Madison Reiser is your representative from Urban Teachers and the person who can answer your questions about the program. Setting up an informal phone chat is a great way to learn more about the program, and get help with your application! Please reach out to her at, or follow this link to schedule a time to talk with her!

Our teachers know that in their classrooms, students are building great futures. Change starts in the classroom, are you ready to be that change?

SCHOLARSHIP CALL – Off The Beaten Track


Off The Beaten Track 2018
Summer Field School for Anthropologists and Social Scientists


This call is aimed at budding researchers with creative and open minds towards the challenges of applied research. We offer a unique learning opportunity in a multidisciplinary research project on the isle of Gozo, Malta. Expeditions and the University of Leuven offer a 20.000 euro scholarship fund to cover part or all of the tuition fee for the 2018 Malta Summer School. Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis, based on a research proposal.

Call directed at

  • Undergraduate and graduate students
  • PhD students
  • Everyone with a genuine interest in cultural anthropology
  • Previous participants of the project

Selection is not based on academic merit, originality or complexity. We aim for enthusiasm, dedication and creativity. In the past years even students who were not enrolled in an anthropology program received scholarships for the project.

Selection Procedure
Candidates are invited to propose two or more creative research concepts that can be built upon fieldwork performed during one session of the summer school on Gozo (Malta). From these proposals, the scholarship review board will select 15 candidates to work out a more detailed research plan within a deadline of two months (January/February). These 15 proposals will be ranked and scholarships will be divided according to this ranking. The top ranked proposals will be granted a full scholarship, others will receive a partial scholarship. None of the scholarships include airfare from and to Malta.

How can I apply for this initial selection?

  • Send us two or more research concepts.
  • 150-250 words per research concept.
  • Submitting can only be done through this online form. • The deadline for submissions (first stage) is January 5th, 2018.
  • Please visit our website for more detailed information.


Please note that the number of students accepted in the program is limited. Scholarships will be granted only after the completion of the selection procedure, while registration is open to non-scholarship participants. In case you wish to join the project even if you do not receive a scholarship, we advise to register through the regular procedure as early as possible since non-scholarship slots are usually filled by the end of December.

2018 PPIA Fellowship Application Open! Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Training the Next Generation of Diverse Leaders in Public Policy and International Affairs

PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) is a rigorous, intensive seven-week summer program of classes and co-curricular activities promoting the professional and personal development of emerging leaders in public service. The JSI curriculum is structured to introduce or strengthen skills in economics, statistics, policy analysis, writing, and public speaking.

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  • Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute
  • Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses
  • A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI)
  • University housing with a meal plan
  • Books and related course materials at your JSI
  • GRE preparation assistance and career guidance coaching

Additional benefits upon completion.

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JUNE 10 – JULY 29
Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

JUNE 10 – JULY 28
Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

JUNE 10 – JULY 29
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy,
Carnegie Mellon University

Apply at by November 1st