How easy is it to get a job in Anthropology?
I was going to go to college to major in Anthropology, but I was wondering if there are enough jobs so I would not be left with a degree and no where to go. So, I was wondering if there are a lot of jobs for Anthropologists?
Asked By: hakkesho_kaiten - 2/22/2008
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It really depends on what branch of Anthropology you are looking at. Many times, colleges offer Anthropology as an umbrella term for everything from Cultural Anthropology, which can focus on certain social groups, to Forensic Anthropology which is about dead bodies and crime scenes - though not nearly as glamorous as... More
Answered By: joseph_greensword - 2/23/2008
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In a nutshell, no. It's sort of like being a philosophy major -- it's interesting to study, but not the greatest idea if you want to make a career as an anthropologist... More
Answered By: mari - 2/22/2008
It is not easy. I have personally checked into it, since I wanted to be a cultural anthropologist. After I found out that the job is hard to obtain and the salary is about $40k plus a year, I switched my major to International Business. That way, I can apply cultural anthropology methods into business and earn lots... More
Answered By: Nick87 - 2/22/2008
I can't add much to what the other posters have said, but here's a few more ideas to consider. Along with your anthropology major, you should be sure to take some additional course that might allow you to get some interesting jobs that would take advantage of your anthropology major. Taking courses in things like... More
Answered By: tinkeya - 2/24/2008
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