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What Can You Do With A Degree In Anthropology?

ANTH_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in anthropology!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Anthropology is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Aaron Ennis

In the Field

Aaron Ennis (Anthropology, ’08) is digging his way to success as an archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management.    
Brenna Houck

A Taste for News

Brenna Houck (Anthropology, Journalism, ’13) covers restaurants in Detroit, and nationwide.

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs our recent alumni have landed:

– Archaeological technician, AECOM

– Field surveyor, Bureau of Land Management

– Director of mascot operations, The Eugene Emeralds Baseball

– Account executive, Ricoh

– Staffing manager, Joone Bug

– Admissions officer, West Coast University

– Director of administrative services and special projects, William Jewell College

– Researcher, Coos Historical and Maritime Museum

– Writer, The Siuslaw News

– Conservation educator, Oregon Zoo

– Archaeologist, Southern Oregon University

– Office manager, CDA Insurance, Inc.

– English teacher, Nova Group Japan

– Human resources assistant, Walsh Trucking

– School of international development researcher, University of East Anglia

– Manager of collections, Premier Exhibitions

– Civil engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff

– Annual fund coordinator, NE State

– Assistant professor of anthropology, High Point University

– Pro territory rep, Osbon ErecAid

– Campus public safety officer, UO Public Safety Department


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