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  • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    Making Graduate School Decisions

    • Mar 11, 2024
    • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    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.

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    Beyond the Anthropology Department

    • Feb 12, 2024
    • Aaron Leo, PhD, Assistant Director of Research, NYKids

    Aaron Leo discusses his participation in a workshop session entitled “Beyond the Anthropology Department” at the 2023 AAA Annual Meeting in Toronto. The purpose of the event was to describe the pathway he took to his current position with NYKids, a state-funded research group housed in the School of Education at the University at Albany. 

  • Career Spotlight: Gabriela Lingren

    Career Spotlight: Gabriela Lingren

    • Jan 10, 2024
    • Gabriela Lingren

    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).

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    Career options: Biomedical anthropology offers a pathway to public health

    • Dec 13, 2023
    • Jennifer Micale

    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.

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    Exploring Careers with Ethnography

    • Nov 9, 2023
    • Aimee E. Huard

    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.

  • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    Networking Basics & Informational Interviews

    • Oct 25, 2023
    • Anthropology Career Readiness Network

    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.

  • Career Spotlight: Nicole Torres

    Career Spotlight: Nicole Torres

    • Sep 25, 2023
    • Nicole Torres

    Meet Nicole Torres - cultural anthropologist, trained ecotherapist, life-long dreamworker, and licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW).

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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.