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What is Anthropology and what can you do with it?

This is Anthropology
Thinking about studying Anthropology?
FAQs about a Career in Archaeology in the U.S. – by Prof. David Carlson
Careers in Physical Anthropology
FAQs about Forensic Anthropology – by Prof. Midori Albert


Books and Guides

The Anthropology Graduate’s Guide: From Student to a Career (2011) – Carol J. Ellick & Joe E. Watkins
Available in Evans Library (GN41.8 .E55 2011)
Careers in Anthropology (2002) – W. Richard Stephens, Jr.
Available in Evans Library (GN41.8 .S74 2002)
Becoming an Archaeologist: A Guide to Professional Pathways (2011) – Joe Flatman
Available in Evans Library (CC107 .F53 2011)
Careers in Anthropology: Profiles of Practitioner Anthropologists (2001) – Paula W. Sabloff
Available in Evans Library Online Access
A Handbook of Practicing Anthropology (2013) – Riall Nolan


Job Opportunities

U.S. Federal Government
The Riley Guide for Jobs in the Social Sciences
International Development Jobs
International Science Council


For Advanced Degrees

American Anthropological Association Career Center
American Anthropological Association Career Paths and Education
American Association of Physical Anthropologists Job Postings
SfAA Applied Anthropology and Social Science Employment

The Versatile PhD
Non-Academic Career Options for PhDs in the Humanities and Social Sciences