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    “Where Do I Even Start?”: Exploring Resources for Anthropology Students’ College-to-Career Transitions

    • Sep 13, 2023
    • Daniel Ginsberg

    Undergraduate anthropology students conducted research surrounding career resources for anthropology majors.

  • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    If You've Got It, Flaunt It! Translating Anthropology for the Workplace

    • Jul 27, 2023
    • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    The Anthropology Career Readiness Network developed this guide to help communicate your anthropological training and experiences in the workplace.

  • Career Spotlight: Matt Artz

    Career Spotlight: Matt Artz

    • Jun 30, 2023
    • Matt Artz

    Meet Matt Artz - an innovative anthropologist, designer, strategist, product manager, and entrepreneur, specializing in user experience, product development, and consumer insights.

  • How To Successfully Adopt an Associate Dean

    • Jun 5, 2023
    • Ruth Colloredo-Mansfeld

    Advice for cultivating more impactful collaborations with university administrators.

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    Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming Department Chair

    • May 15, 2023
    • Ashley Bruckner

    We spoke to a few Department Chairs from our Department Services Program (DSP) about things they wish they knew before becoming chair. Read about finances and management practices, the stress factors involved, and how to cope!

  • Career Spotlight: Amanda Concha-Holmes

    Career Spotlight: Amanda Concha-Holmes

    • Apr 24, 2023
    • Amanda Concha-Holmes

    Meet Amanda Concha-Holmes - proponent of "renegade anthropology" who works with the public school system to integrate education on the complexity of underrepresented voices into the curriculum.

  • Business (Anthropology) is Booming!

    • Apr 12, 2023
    • Ashley Bruckner

    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.

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    What Can You Do With an Anthropology Degree?

    • Apr 3, 2023
    • Ilana Kowarski

    If you're fascinated by people and interested in answering big questions about what makes us human, then a career in anthropology might be for you!

  • Career Spotlight: Erica Walters

    Career Spotlight: Erica Walters

    • Mar 16, 2023
    • Erica Walters

    Meet Erica Walters - an ethnographer working to make tangible improvements to the rights Indigenous peoples have to lands, food, worldview, and objects.

  • Anthropologists in Action: Explore Exciting Creative Career Options

    • Mar 7, 2023
    • Ashley Bruckner

    Get out there and explore some exciting creative career options on our ACE Job Board!

  • Career Spotlight: Chelsey Carter

    Career Spotlight: Chelsey R. Carter

    • Feb 21, 2023
    • Chelsey R. Carter

    Meet Dr. Chelsey R. Carter - anthropologist, educator, and writer. Dr. Carter discusses inspirations from Zora Neale Hurston, data collection for the Black Genome Project, and her research in Black health and health care access in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.

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    The Need for Anthropology, Earlier: Teaching Anthropology at the Secondary Level

    • Feb 2, 2023
    • Meghan Chidsey

    Secondary level teacher, Dr. Meghan Chidsey, discusses the need for anthropology to be taught earlier in students' education.

  • Exploring User Experience Research at the NAPA/AAA Careers Expo

    • Dec 22, 2022
    • Anneliese Long, Rosalie Gunawan, and Daniel Ginsberg

    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.

  • Career Spotlight: Jill Kushner Bishop

    • Nov 30, 2022
    • Jill Kushner Bishop

    Meet Jill Kushner Bishop - Founder & CEO of Multilingual Connections.

  • That Anthro Podcast with interns Kayla Stevens and

    Interning at the American Anthropological Association

    • Oct 21, 2022
    • Caitlyn Kolhoff

    Each summer, the American Anthropological Association offers two internship opportunities for talented anthropology students as they pursue their professional goals and aspirations.

  • Career Spotlight: Melissa Cefkin

    • Sep 28, 2022
    • Melissa Cefkin

    Meet Melissa Cefkin - a practicing anthropologist working at the crossroads of technology, business and mobility.

  • Implementation Science, Context, and Anthropologic

    Implementation Science, Context, and Anthropological Explorations

    • Sep 13, 2022
    • Megan McCullough

    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 improving Veterans health care within the structure of the VA.

  • Positions in the VA for anthropologists

    Positions in the VA for Anthropologists

    • Sep 13, 2022
    • Megan McCullough

    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, and then next steps for those interested in working in the VA. 

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Katharine Pope

    • Jul 26, 2022
    • Katharine Pope

    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.

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    In Case You Missed It - The Guerilla Job Market

    • Jun 21, 2022
    • Dick Powis

    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.