Job Search Tools
This anthropology career page was constructed by the spring 2012 and 2013 ANT 325 Applied Anthropology courses at Northern Kentucky University and will be updated each spring semester.
NKU's Lists of Job Opportunities
Anthropology Job Postings
- American Association of Physical Anthropologists Job Postings Listing of jobs for Physical Anthropologists on American Association of Physical Anthropologists website
- Primate-Jobs Listing of Primatology jobs and posting of resumes on University of Wisconsin’s National Primate Research Center website.
- UNESCO: United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Links to recruitment and types of posts available, with general information about the types of jobs, what they are looking for, and what the organization does.
- Archaeological Institute of America List of archaeology jobs.
- Archaeology Fieldwork Archaeology job search
- CareerBuilder.com Current listings of jobs related to Anthropology and skills learned through learning Anthropology.
- Career One Stop: Anthropology Job listings all over the country for anthropologists
- eCultural Resources Cultural Resource Jobs
- Higher Education Jobs This search engine provides you with part-time and full-time higher education anthropology related jobs.
- idealist Nonprofit job search (search for anthropology, archaeology, people, culture, social, museum, development, etc.)
- Indeed.com Job search
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania Sites to help you find the job in Anthropology you’re looking for
- Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit job search (search for anthropology, archaeology, people, culture, social, museum, development, etc.)
- Shovel Bums Archaeology job search
- Simply-Hired: Anthropology Jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio Anthropology Jobs in Cincinnati region
- European Association of Social Anthropologists Job search engine.
- USAJOBS United States Office of Personnel Management search (search for anthropology, archaeology, people, culture, social, museum, development, etc.)
- Job Boards for Applied Anthropology A collection of job postings that typically offer positions for anthropologists.
- Anthropology Jobs (Twitter feed for Get Anthropology Jobs
- Glassdoor.com Job search and a company/job role research tool (search for anthropology, archaeology, people, culture, social, museum, development, cultural resource management, etc.)
- American Alliance of Museums job listings.
- Jobs in Kentucky List of job opportunities available in multiple fields in the state of Kentucky.
- Jobs in Ohio List of job opportunities available in multiple fields in the state of Ohio.
For further leads
- Look at the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) Guide to Departments of Anthropology (a copy is available in the departmental office in 217C Landrum)
- View the AAA film, Anthropologists at Work: Careers Making a Difference (the video is available for viewing in Media Services in 215 Steely Library)
- Get a free DVD on anthropology careers from Dr. Doug Hume, 228 Landrum.
- Check out the AAA Web site and the AAA site on anthropology careers
- Explore other sites (on archaeology careers; cultural anthropology careers; physical anthropology careers; linguistics careers; and applied anthropology careers)
- Check out other AAA publications and films on careers in anthropology
- Read the Joan Ferrante book, Let's Go Anthropology: Travels on the Internet
- Check out employment ads for federal, state, county, municipal, and tribal governments
- Explore non-profit corporations and private businesses
Also, network with the anthropology faculty and anthropology alumni for job leads. To find out what some NKU anthropology graduates are doing, check out the NKU Anthropology Alumni Profiles.
To find out what other anthropologists are doing, check out the bulletin board outside 204 Landrum, the anthropology lab. And do not forget to touch base with the NKU Career Development Center.