A Career in Anthropology

As the economy becomes more global and workforces and markets more diverse, the necessity to understand differences in cultural practices is essential. Anthropology is the only contemporary discipline that presents information about today’s world from historical, biological, linguistic and cultural perspectives. As such, the study of anthropology provides valuable training and teaches skills that can be utilized in business and industry, education, nonprofit organizations and government.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Curator/Museum Director
  • Genealogist
  • Historian
  • Researcher

On the Web

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