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Careers in Anthropology


Careers in Anthropology

Anthropology is one of the better of the arts & sciences disciplines for training individuals for the complex challenges of the 21st century workplace. Because of its integrative perspective on the human condition, and the training provided in objectively assessing cultural patterning and social interaction, an advanced degree in anthropology provides a versatile base for career development. In particular, the departments training provides entry to a variety of careers in archaeology, education, community service, public health, public administration, development, and international affairs and business. The specific skills it provides are useful to students of environmental design, city planning, community development, the medical and nursing professions and allied health sciences, law, public affairs, and secondary education.

There are presently a vast array of resources on the web that present information on jobs in anthropology. Below we list a number of these sites, along with a bit of descriptive information as to a site's focus. We have tailored these links to be most appropriate to the graduates of our program, and based on the experience of our recent graduates. Our students have been successful in garnering jobs in archaeology, public administration, public health, business, industry, and medical research settings.

The following is information that we have collected from multiple organizations and websites. Please contact the webmaster if any of these links do not work.

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