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What Can You do With a Graduate Degree in Anthropology/Archaeology?

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Education

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Administration

Museums and Archives

  • Management
  • Curatorship
  • Conservation
  • Research
  • Education
  • Libraries
  • Development

Government

  • Administration
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Surveying
  • Site Management
  • Excavation
  • Research
  • Museum Conservation
  • Legislative Compliance Review
  • Program Management and Evaluation
  • Policy Analysis
  • Urban Planning

Non-Profit

  • Administration
  • Program management and development
  • Policy analysis
  • Counseling
  • Research

Business

  • Administration/Management
  • Advertising
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Writing/Editing

Archaeology

  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Research/Excavation

Other Job Titles

  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Cultural Artifacts Specialist
  • Curator
  • Ethnologist
  • Forensic Anthropologist
  • Linguist
  • Medical Anthropologist
  • Social Science Analyst
  • University Professor
  • Archaeometrist
  • Archaeologist
  • Sociocultural
  •  Linguistic
  • Physical Assistant Coordinator
  • Deputy Minister
  • Director of Heritage Policy
  • Ethnoarchaeologist
  • Field Crew Director
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Manager / Director
  • Paleoethnobotanist
  • Salvage Projects Archaeologist
  • Site Manager
  • Spatial Technician
  • University / College Professor

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Education

  • Universities/colleges/community colleges
  • University research institutes or laboratories
  • Campus museums

Museums and Archives

  • Natural History or History Museums: Universities, State, federal or local, Private
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Government

Federal Agencies:

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Park Service
  • Public Health Service
  • Smithsonian Institute
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Forest Service

State Agencies:

  • Historic Preservation Offices
  • Parks Departments
  • Highway Departments

Non-Profit

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Social service agencies
  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Private foundations, e.g. The Ford Foundation
  • International organizations, e.g. The World Health Organization and The International Red Cross

Business

  • Advertising agencies/departments
  • Business firms
  • Consulting firms
  • Publishers: textbook, magazine, newspaper, book
  • Retail stores

Archaeology

  • Consulting firms
  • Environmental/engineering companies
  • Firms specializing in archaeological investigation
  • Federal, state and local government

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