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Thinking of a Career or Graduate School in Anthropology?

Our advisors here at the department are more than happy to field your questions about potential careers or graduate study in Anthropology. Below you will find information geared towards helping you prepare for your ultimate anthropological destination – whether your route be through pre-med or archaeology! In addition, it is a good idea to check out the graduate studies tab - we offer both an MA and PhD in our department, and the information on the programs' respective pages can help provide an idea of what you will need to prepare for. For those of you wanting to scope out the job market here is a list of fields and their potential jobs that will give you an idea of what is possible with an Anthropology degree:

Education

Teaching

Research

Administration

Student Affairs

Nonprofit

Administration

Fundraising

Grant Writing

Counseling

Program Management

Museums and Archives

Management/Curatorship

Conservation/Restoration

Research/Education

Archival Work

Archaeology

Research

Excavation/Field Work

Heritage Conservation

Cultural Resource

Management

Business

Management Sales/Marketing

Consulting

Human Resources

Communications

Documentary Production

Photography/Photojournalism

Writing/Editing

Government 

Administration

Surveying

Urban Planning

Translation/Interpretation

Policy Analysis

And many more!

 

Last Updated: 12/21/16