Society, Culture, and Language

Society, Culture, and Language
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Last updated 9/6/13

 

 

FINDING A CAREER IN ANTHROPOLOGY!

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What USFSP Graduates are doing:

Peace Core in East Africa

Graduate Students at William and Mary, USF Tampa (Anthropology, Gender Studies, Library Science), George Washington University (Human Evolution Studies, International Studies).

 

What are some Career Paths in Anthropology?

University teaching; consulting with local and international agencies; helping the Census Bureau get accurate counts of homeless people; helping a third world country merge traditional and western based medical systems; showing a medical school how to provide care to a multicultural community; serving as a congressional aide on cultural issues. These are just some of the varied jobs that anthropologists have.

http://www.rasmussen.edu/student-life/blogs/main/anthropology-careers/

 

CNN Money article on Anthropology Majors

http://money.cnn.com/2000/11/17/career/q_degreeanthropology/

 

When choosing a subfield think about the following

1. What were your favorite classes and the particular subjects in those classes?

2. What are your hobbies?

3. What did you enjoy as a child?

4. What type of life/surrounding do you picture yourself in 5 to 10 years?

5. What are you  willing to sacrifice, if anything, for a career in anthropology?

 

Book References

The Following are available either on reserve, online, or interlibrary loan through the USF library

Great Jobs for Anthropology Majors, by Blythe Camenson  (VGM Publishing, Lincolnwood, IL)

Anthropology in Practice: A Guide to Non-Academic Jobs and Careers for Anthropologists by Riyall Noel

Careers in Anthropology by W. Richard Stephens

Around the World in 30 Years: Life as a Cultural Anthropologist by Barbara Anderson

A Guide to Careers in Physical Anthropology edited by Alan S. Ryan

Stumbling Toward the Truth: Anthropologists at Work by Phillip R. DeVita

Applied Anthropology: A Career-oriented Approach by Margaret A. Gwynne

Anthropology: Career Resources Handbook  by Margaret A. Gwynne,

 Opportunities in Museum Careers by Blythe Camenson

Museums: a place to Work: planning museum careers, Glaser, Jane R.

Opportunities in Forensic Sciences Careers by Blythe Camenson and Anita Hufft

 

Online Sources

Non-Academic Careers in Anthropology

http://www.anthropology.pdx.edu/assets/careers.htm

Non-Academic Careers in Physical Anthropology:

http://weber.ucsd.edu/~jmoore/bioanthro/brochure2.html

Careers in Archaeology:

http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismdepts/anthro/dlcfaq.html

Contract Archaeology

http://www.archaeologyfieldwork.com/AFW

http://archaeology.about.com/od/joblistings/Archaeology_Jobs_Listings.htm

American Academy of Forensic Sciences
http://www.aafs.org/?section_id=resources&page_id=choosing_a_career

Careers in Physical Anthropology

http://www.physanth.org/career/a-career-in-biological-anthropology

American Anthropological Association
http://www.aaanet.org/profdev/careers/

Careers in Primatology

http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/edu/careers/index.htm

American Association of Museums
www.aam-us.org

Society for Applied Anthropology
www.sfaa.net

Anthropology Resources on the Internet
www.anthropologie.net

Visual Anthropology

http://www.visualanthropology.net/workshops.php


Anthropology Search Engine

http://anthropology.net/


Federal Jobs Digest
www.jobsfed.com/


Peace Corps
www.peacecorps.gov/indexf.cfm


The Riley Guide- International Jobs
www.rileyguide.com

Opportunity Knocks (Jobs in Nonprofit Organizations)
http://www.opportunityknocks.org/

World Bank Jobs

http://web.worldbank.org

United Nations Jobs

http://unjobs.org/

 

 


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