Get Involved

Below is a list of some of the ways you can get involved with activities at UTM. Participating in activities outside of the classroom can lead to rewarding life experiences, new skills to add to your resume, and new contacts in your network - all of which can broaden and enhance your experience as an undergraduate student!

UTM Anthropology undergraduate students who have questions about opportunities can email the Department of  Anthropology at

Volunteer and connect with peers via UTMAS

The UTM Anthropology Society (UTMAS) provides opportunities for UTM students interested in anthropology to come together and celebrate the field, building a community. For a student perspective on studying anthropology, reach out to UTMAS!

Are you looking for a great way to gain volunteer experience? UTM Anthropology students of any year of study are welcome to contact UTMAS regarding volunteer opportunities.


Attend an event

Check our departmental Events webpage regularly, and connect with the UTM Anthropology Society (UTMAS) on social media for the latest fun, informative, and inclusive events throughout the year!

View Events

Study with peers in a supportive environment

Select Anthropology courses offer facilitated study group (FSG) sessions. FSGs are study sessions run by volunteer senior students who have previously done well in the course. These study sessions focus upon the skills required to be successful in the course.

View FSGs

Apply for a work-study job

The UTM Department of Anthropology posts available work-study positions on the Career Learning Network (CLN). You can also explore work-study roles offered by other departments and units on campus.

View Work-Study

Explore other opportunities, including:

  • external job postings (including cultural heritage management student job postings)
  • case competitions
  • professional development opportunities
  • conferences

View Other Opportunities

Discover careers and ask questions

Faculty members offer appointments to answer questions about career paths or graduate studies.

View Careers

View Career Advising

Learn about graduate school

You'll gain valuable information about applying to anthropology graduate programs at the annual UTMAS Graduate School Information Session. 

View Graduate Programs

Explore Social Innovation Project Opportunities

Participate in a social innovation project or other volunteer opportuntities with UTM's Centre for Student Engagement.

View Centre for Student Engagement

Attend the Anthropology Conference at UTM

This event is designed for undergraduate students! Learn about the various fields of anthropological study as well as the latest undergraduate student research in Anthropology Arts and Sciences.

View Conference

Apply for conference funding

If you need to print a research poster to present at a conference, or if you are participating in a conference outside of U of T, you can apply for funding to help support your participation.

View Funding 

Apply for an award or bursary

Review a list of funding and bursary opportunities that can help support your student experience while studying at UTM.

View Awards

Publish your writing or artwork

Submit your anthropology writing and original artwork to Young Anthropology, the UTM Department of Anthropology's online, open access and peer-reviewed undergraduate journal.

View Young Anthropology

Share your creative coursework

Share your original artwork, videos, photography, and poetry that you created for a UTM Anthropology course via our online Creative Coursework Showcase gallery.

View Showcase

Share a profile

Do you want to share your experience of how you discovered anthropology? Are you interested in sharing your career goals with other students? Submit a brief profile to publish on our website!

View Student Profiles

Students share the benefits of getting involved

Watch our student panel Q&A: What kinds of activities are available to anthropology students at UTM outside of regular academic work? (5:16)