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).
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Alumni Career Paths
Skills, Abilities & Knowledge
What to Do with a Major in Anthropology
Sample of Occupations
Graduate School Information
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.
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.
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|
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.
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.