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  • Are you or someone you know considering a career in anthropology? We hope this information helps answer your questions about becoming an anthropologist.
  • Tips and tricks from anthropologists on how to advance your career in the private and academic sectors.
  • Join the Pathways Book Club to discover professional development opportunities for anthropology graduates of African descent.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Celebrating our diverse community of anthropologists who represent 40 specialized sections that work as one to advance knowledge and solve human problems.
  • 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 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...
  • In 2017, the unemployment rate of anthropology PhD graduates was only 2.5%...
  • To collect data on the job market for anthropologists, we turned to our online career portal...
  • Read here for a growing selection of job terms and definitions.
  • 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.
  • Obtain application advice and materials when applying for a postdoc position.
  • Access resources for financial and network support.
  • Read AAA's guidelines and resources for your academic promotion.
  • One of the best parts of joining the AAA, is that you get access to exclusive membership in one or more of 40 specialized sections and access to all section journals.
  • The American Anthropological Association’s Committee on Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA) surveyed a non-random sample of Masters graduates in Anthropology...
  • 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.