College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Anthropology

Undergraduate Studies: Career Information

Careers in Anthropology:

There are two great reasons why studying anthropology should be considered by undergraduate students.

First, the material is intellectually exciting: anthropology students enthusiastically complete their courses of study.

Second, anthropology prepares students for excellent jobs and opens doors to various career paths: the course of study provides global information and thinking skills critical to succeeding in the 21st century in business, research, teaching, advocacy, and public service.

What Job Opportunities will Anthropology Afford the New Graduate?

Anthropology majors have developed successful careers as:

  • Archivist
  • Academic Coordinator
  • Linguist
  • Behavioral Science Advisor
  • Geneaologist
  • Ethnologist
  • Translator
  • Technical Writer
  • Cultural Affairs Specialist
  • Lobbyist
  • Fundraiser
  • Communications Specialist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Teacher
  • Biographer
  • Art Conservator
  • Career Counselor
  • Cultural Anthropologist
  • Media Planner
  • Coroner/Medical Examiner
  • Legislative Aid
  • Journalist
  • Museum Curator
  • Vocational Teacher
  • Advocate
  • Environmental Impact Reasercher
  • Historic Park Manager
  • Forensic Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Business Manager
  • Librarian
  • Rural Development Officer
  • Peace Corp Area Director
  • Cultural Affairs Specialist
  • Health Science Administrator
  • Foreign Affairs Officer
  • Laboratory Assistant

 

This and more information regarding anthropology undergraduate career opportunties can be found at the American Anthropological Assication's website.

 

For answers to any questions not covered in these pages please email, call or write to us:

 

Main Office Information:

 

College Hall 150
PO Box 644910
Pullman, WA 99164-4910
Phone: 509.335.3441
FAX: 509.335.3999

 

Anthropology Job Opportunity Bulletin Board

 

Anthropology Club

The WSU Anthropology Club offers students a series of activities designed to bring faculty and students together in informal gatherings that facilitate and expand hands on learning opportunties and foster greater Anthropological understanding.

 

 

 


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