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  • Career Spotlight: Jill Kushner Bishop

    • Nov 30, 2022

    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.

  • Career Spotlight

    Career Spotlight: Diane Russell

    • Apr 7, 2022
    • Diane Russell

    A series of interviews with anthropologists, starting with Diane Russell. Gain insights from their knowledge and expertise.

  • Becoming an Anthropologist

    • Jan 22, 2021

    Are you or someone you know considering a career in anthropology? We hope this information helps answer your questions about becoming an anthropologist.

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    Career Q&A: What jobs are easy to find?

    • Aug 10, 2021
    • Daniel Ginsberg

    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.

  • Learning about Career Possibilities

    • Jan 25, 2021

    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.

  • Where Anthropologists Work

    • Jan 22, 2021

    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

  • I am AAA

    • Jan 22, 2021

    Celebrating our diverse community of anthropologists who represent 40 specialized sections that work as one to advance knowledge and solve human problems.

  • The Captivating and Curious Careers of Anthropology

    • Jan 22, 2021

    Discovering the bow of a ship underneath the World Trade Center, helping corporations understand how people's identities show up in technology or working in a think tank looking at social relationships in the workplace... it seems anthropology is everywhere these days.

  • This is Anthropology Podcast Series

    • Jan 22, 2021

    This five-part interview series was produced in collaboration with The Dirt Podcast.

  • Areas of Anthropological Study

    • Jan 22, 2021

    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.

  • Employment Opportunities for Undergraduate Anthropology Majors

    • Jan 22, 2021

    Anthropology graduates tend to find professional employment as educators, managers, doctors, and lawyers, similar to other liberal arts graduates...

  • Employment Opportunities for Anthropology Doctorate Holders

    • Jan 22, 2021

    In 2017, the unemployment rate of anthropology PhD graduates was only 2.5%...

  • Academic Jobs for Anthropologists Outside of Anthropology Departments

    • Jan 22, 2021

    To collect data on the job market for anthropologists, we turned to our online career portal...

  • Anthropological Skills

    • Jan 22, 2021

    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.