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

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.