Anthro 3001: Anthropology as a Major and a Career

The course has two main aims: (1) to provide you with the information and skills needed to be a successful student in the Department of Anthropology, and (2) to prepare you to use your degree productively after you graduate. You will learn about departmental programs and University resources through guest speakers and library workshops, and you will explore career options through an individual and group project.


Read the assignment "Talk to a Prof" and begin to set up an interview if you haven't already. It is due Oct. 8 but you can submit it anytime before then.
The Syllabus contains the course calendar and related information about the course. For detailed information about homework assignments and career reports, see the links on this webpage under "Homework Assignments" and "Career Reports."

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Homework Assignments

Click on each assignment and read instructions carefully
  1. Finding sources due Sept 24
  2. Talk to a Prof due Oct 8
  3. Film review assignment--Anthropology careers due Nov 5

Career Reports

General Resources

Career Resources

1. Career Advice from Anthropology Associations

2. News Articles about Anthropologists in the Workplace

3. Field Schools and International Opportunities

Here are some links to field schools. There are many organizations that sponsor field research expeditions, not all of them reputable. Do your own due diligence.