Why Anthropology?

Anthropologists are in demand by employers from a diversity of settings because anthropologists have a unique skill set and worldview. We have gathered together useful information for you as you consider becoming an anthropologist. Most of these resources are provided by the American Association of Anthropologists.

Follow this link to find out more about Becoming an Anthropologist.

Anthropological Skills:

It's important to know what your skills are and how to articulate this information on your resume and to potential employers. Follow this link to learn more. Briefly, an anthropology degree will equip you with the following:

  • Understanding human diversity
  • Research Skills for collecting and understanding information
  • Effective communication

Careers in Anthropology

Career Development

Where do Anthropologists work?

  • Academic careers
  • Corporate and business careers
  • Government careers
  • Non-profit & community-based careers