Found 38 articles
How To Successfully Adopt an Associate Dean
- Jun 5, 2023
Advice for cultivating more impactful collaborations with university administrators.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming Department Chair
- May 15, 2023
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
- Apr 24, 2023
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
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.
What Can You Do With an Anthropology Degree?
- Apr 3, 2023
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
- Mar 16, 2023
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
Get out there and explore some exciting creative career options on our ACE Job Board!
Career Spotlight: Chelsey R. Carter
- Feb 21, 2023
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.
The Need for Anthropology, Earlier: Teaching Anthropology at the Secondary Level
- Feb 2, 2023
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
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
Meet Jill Kushner Bishop - Founder & CEO of Multilingual Connections.
Interning at the American Anthropological Association
- Oct 21, 2022
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
Meet Melissa Cefkin - a practicing anthropologist working at the crossroads of technology, business and mobility.
Implementation Science, Context, and Anthropological Explorations
- Sep 13, 2022
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
- Sep 13, 2022
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: Katharine Pope
- Jul 26, 2022
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.
In Case You Missed It - The Guerilla Job Market
- Jun 21, 2022
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: Diane Russell
- Apr 7, 2022
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.
Career Q&A: What jobs are easy to find?
- Aug 10, 2021
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.