Career Opportunities in Anthropology

What career opportunities are there for Anthropology Majors?

Positions available with a bachelor’s degree

  • Archaeologist, National Park Service (GS-12/13 rank)
  • Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
  • Cultural Resource Management (Archaeology) Technician/Specialist
  • Evidence Technician
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • GIS Specialist
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Museum curator’s assistant
  • Social Media Planner
  • User Experience Researcher
  • US Census Officer

Positions available for graduates with advanced degrees

  • Academic Archaeologist
  • Applied Linguistic Scientist
  • Archaeological Crew Chief
  • College Professor
  • Cultural Resource Lawyer
  • Diversity Officer
  • Ethno-ecologist
  • Forensic Anthropologist
  • Forensic Sciences Director
  • Human Resources Representative
  • International development worker
  • Marine Archaeologist
  • Museum curator
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Researcher/Grant Writer
  • Senior US Foreign Service Officer
  • State Historical Preservation Officer
  • UN Communications Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst, Department of Justice, Department of Defense

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