Early Career

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  • Considering going to grad school? The Anthropology Career Readiness Network (ACRN) created this resource with easy steps to decide which programs would be best for you.
  • The connection between college and a future career is not always clear. Ethnographic methods can provide students with tools to learn about workplaces and envision career paths.
  • Unsure how to grow your network? The Anthropology Career Readiness Network developed this resource to answer all of your burning questions about how to connect with others and grow professionally.
  • The Anthropology Career Readiness Network developed this guide to help communicate your anthropological training and experiences in the workplace.
  • Each summer, the American Anthropological Association offers two internship opportunities for talented anthropology students as they pursue their professional goals and aspirations.
  • Get help landing an academic position with a tip worksheet created by medical anthropologist and Postdoctoral Fellow, Dick Powis, from our April 2022 webinar, The Guerilla Job Market.
  • We answer the question, "What are full-time jobs that any anthropologist should be able to easily find and be hired for?" Spoiler alert: It's complicated.
  • Many of the AAA’s resources for learning about career possibilities come to us courtesy of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA), the AAA section dedicated to practicing and applied anthropology.
  • Are you or someone you know considering a career in anthropology? We hope this information helps answer your questions about becoming an anthropologist.
  • Today's anthropologists do not just work in exotic locations. Anthropologists can be found in a surprising array of fields and careers, not least of which being the mother of President Obama
  • This five-part interview series was produced in collaboration with The Dirt Podcast.
  • In response to a survey by the AAA's Committee on Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology, respondents provided the a wide array of responses to describe where they work.
  • Anthropology graduates tend to find professional employment as educators, managers, doctors, and lawyers, similar to other liberal arts graduates...
  • The skills developed through completing a degree in anthropology are useful for living and working in today’s world, which increasingly means interacting with people from many different cultural backgrounds and nations.
  • Access resources for financial and network support.
  • Submitting and publishing research articles in peer-reviewed journals can be perplexing for scholars of all levels, and junior scholars often have few resources to assist with navigating the process.