Careers Outside of Academia

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  • Meet Gabriela Lingren - certified Project Management Professional and Program Officer, currently managing research grants and projects in the Gulf Research Program (GRP) at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM).
  • Read how Sarah Walker applies her masters degrees in biological and biomedical anthropology to her career as the Director of the Broome County Health Department's HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Program.
  • Meet Nicole Torres - cultural anthropologist, trained ecotherapist, life-long dreamworker, and licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW).
  • Meet Matt Artz - an innovative anthropologist, designer, strategist, product manager, and entrepreneur, specializing in user experience, product development, and consumer insights.
  • Did you know that Fortune 500 companies hire anthropologists? Anthropologists provide unique insights into organizational and customer needs in order for high profile businesses to thrive.
  • Meet Erica Walters - an ethnographer working to make tangible improvements to the rights Indigenous peoples have to lands, food, worldview, and objects.
  • Get out there and explore some exciting creative career options on our ACE Job Board!
  • At the 2022 meeting in Seattle, we asked two graduate students, Anneliese Long of the University of North Carolina and Rosalie Gunawan of the University of British Columbia, to attend the Expo and share their experiences as they navigated the event for themselves.
  • Meet Jill Kushner Bishop - Founder & CEO of Multilingual Connections.
  • Meet Melissa Cefkin - a practicing anthropologist working at the crossroads of technology, business and mobility.
  • Are you considering a career in Health Services Research? Megan McCullough, Ph.D., Research Health Scientist and Investigator at Center for Healthcare Organization, recently spoke with AAA about how she came to Health Services Research and how anthropology can be inserted and incorporated into im...
  • Interested in working for the Department of Veterans Affairs? Megan McCullough, Ph.D., Research Health Scientist and Investigator at Center for Healthcare Organization, looks at the different positions in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that anthropologists work in, how they are funded, a...
  • Career Spotlight is a series of interviews with anthropologists connected to the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to share insights, knowledge and expertise about career opportunities, growth and development.