Your Major is Just The Beginning...

Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.

To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using thereflection worksheets(accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired> Resources).

Anthropology

Overview
First Destionation Data
Alumni Career Paths

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

Internships

What to Do with a Major in Anthropology
Sample of Occupations

Anthropology Websites
Graduate School Information

Overview

The Anthropology Department offers students the opportunity to explore the diversity of human cultures across time and space, from humanistic, comparative, and scientific perspectives through the four core subfields: sociocultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, physical anthropology, and archaeology.

Students completing the BA in Anthropology pursue a variety of career paths and additional professional training. Anthropological skills are in demand in research, health, legal, and corporate organizations engaged in global activities and cross-cultural diversity.

First Destination Data

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable excel spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Anthropology alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.

The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as an Anthropology major at Brandeis.

Anthropology Alumni

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills you cultivate as an Anthropology major at Brandeis.

2012 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Museum Assistant Museums and Institutions
1960 University of Delaware Professor/Chairman of Anthropology Department  Higher Education
2002 Northwestern University Lecturer Higher Education
1963 Princeton University Anthropology Professor Higher Education
1984 University of Colorado at Denver Anthropology Professor Higher Education
2005 Children's Hospital at Montefiore Pediatrics Resident Healthcare
1978 University College London Ancient History & Anthropology Higher Education
1989 University of Chicago Professor Higher Education
2000 Airgas Refrigerants, Inc. Contracts Manger Legal Services
2007 Chobani Project Manager Marketing and Advertisement
2011 TRANSCEND Research Program Research Coordinator 1 Research
2011 World Travel Holdings Copywriter Writing and Editing
2012 Brandeis University Office Assistant Higher Education
2011 Cengage Learning Editorial Assistant Writing and Editing
2008 Small Claims Center Legal Assistant Law
2009 Achievement First Teacher Education

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge  

Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success and the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.

Internships

In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills.  The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities.  Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.

What to Do with a Major in Anthropology

Sample of Possible Occupations

Anthropology Web Sites

Graduate School Information and Resources