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Careers in Anthropology

Anthropologists are trained to think critically about global and local issues. Employers are increasingly seeking individuals who understand diversity and have the skills to analyze difference and communicate across varied settings. Anthropologists today work in corporations, academia, nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations, and federal, state and local governments.

The anthropology major and minor provide solid preparation for postgraduate training and careers in a number of fields, among them archaeology, applied anthropology, museum work, conservation, education, forensic science, law, health/medicine, international business, marketing, human services, tourism and other fields that require an understanding of cultural diversity and human adaptability. The practical skills anthropology students gain in observing and recording human behavior, interviewing, designing survey instruments, and scientific analysis are invaluable in many career fields. 

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