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The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology is a membership organization for those who apply and practice anthropology in a range of contexts, whether as practitioners, academics, or students. NAPA was founded in 1983 to promote the interests of practicing anthropologists and further the practice of anthropology as a profession.


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National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA)
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA)
Please see below for an announcement from Cathleen Crain, Chair of the Organizational Relations Committee for the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA):

NAPA is organizing a “Careers Spotlight” event for the SfAA meeting in Portland, Oregon in March. The event will focus on a few career paths for professional, practicing, and applied anthropologists and will feature a resume clinic. We are reaching out to WAPA members who are coming to the SfAA and would be interested in participating as resume reviewers. The event will be on Saturday the 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm. Like the WAPA resume review at previous career events, we will encourage new/young anthropologists to bring copies of their resumes for discussion with professional mentors. If you are interested, please contact me: Thank you!

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