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xavier J. Jul 30 125 views

How to become an Anthropologist

I have an extreme love of learning about different cultures, histories, religions, beliefs, and people. Mythology has also been something that I have enjoyed studying in my past time and I think Anthropology is a fit for me since I want to travel the world and learn as much as I can about...

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Hannah S. Dec 10, 2020 329 views

What is a good second major to complete with Forensic Anthropology?

I plan on completing a BS in Anthropology, MS in Forensic Anthropology, and continuing on to complete a PhD in Anthropology at BU. What would be a good complementary second major for my undergrad degree to broaden my career choices? I would like to keep my options open in case I decide to...

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Erin H. Nov 05, 2020 217 views

What career should I go into?

I am a sophomore in high school and I would like to go into Veterinary Medicine, but I have also been interested in Anthropology. I have done research on both careers and they are both interesting and careers that I would like to go into. How can I decide on which career is best? careerchoices...

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Harpreet K. Aug 09, 2020 199 views

How is being an anthropologist like?

I've always been interested in anthropology and history as a child. I am curious to hear personal experiences. Has this career provided opportunities to travel? Do you work with an organization or museum? career anthropology...


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Navid N. Feb 10, 2020 324 views

How long is an internship?

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Jazmine S. Oct 15, 2019 340 views

The career you've chose this year seemed like the one that best fits you, but if you had a choice to pick a new career, would you change it or not?

I want to major in Anthropology, but it seems like sooner or later down my career path, I would want to become a Engineer that builds new homes or remodels homes. So it's like I'm debating on what career I would choose first. career college career-choice career-path college-major...

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Mia K. Aug 21, 2018 329 views

Do I have to enter college with the major I want to have all 4 years?

I find political science and anthropology both very interesting, but I'm not sure that I want to carry these out through all four years and make it my career because I also have many other passions. anthropology...


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Savannah R. May 08, 2018 318 views

What do you have to know about becoming a forensic anthropologist?

I want to be one, but I don't know if I have what it takes. forensics anthropology...


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VIL 2. Jul 18, 2018 383 views

How can augmented reality be used for forensics? -Gracie, Lexie

I'm a young woman in middle school who's learning about augmented reality at STEM camp. I'm not sure exactly what I want to be when I grow up, but I've narrowed it down to forensic anthropologist or tattoo artist. How can anthropologists use AR to study prehistoric cultures? - Gracie What are...

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Alexandra C. Jun 20, 2018 407 views

Is anthropology a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! college...

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Katherine P. Jan 16, 2018 388 views

How do I decide what I want to minor in?

Going into college, I know I want to study journalism. The problem is that I want to study other things to help in my journalism career like anthropology, economics, politics and much more. Not just a few classes, I want to be able to know all of these topics inside and out. I don’t know what...

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Melissa L. Jan 08, 2017 997 views

Should I do a double major in Criminal Justice & Anthropology?

Hi I'm starting college in a few weeks and i' m Interested in the fields of Anthropology and Criminal Justice. I was wouldn't if it's a good Idea to do a Double major for the both of them? Lol Maybe I should reword this better? college criminal-justice college-major...


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Taylor C. Mar 27, 2018 543 views

Where can a degree in anthropology take me?

Anthropology is a way to connect the cultures of the past and future. People warn me of majoring in anthropology because of the limited jobs available . college-major anthropology cultural-anthropology...


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Taylor C. Mar 27, 2018 339 views

Should the amount of jobs available in a certain field help determine my major?

I was planning on majoring in anthropology because it sounds interesting to me, but there do not seem to be many available jobs in that field. anthropology college-major...


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Autumn H. Mar 23, 2018 391 views

What is the best way to start an anthropology career?

Anthropology has been a passion for me since about the 6th grade, as such, I have figured that this specific field could be tricky to start out in. The available jobs I can find or research usually tell me the best I can do is become a professor, a museum curator of some sort, or assistant of...

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Léane M. Mar 19, 2018 397 views

Jobs with a humanities degree

I'm considering majoring in Humanities, but I don't think I'd be a good human resources, I'm not really sure what I'd like to do, but I'm interested in linguistics, and maybe anthropology , are these part of humanity? What courses are part of Humanities...

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Riley L. Mar 05, 2018 455 views

How can I pursue a major and academic study that I'm passionate about and be successful?

I currently find myself to be especially interesting in areas of study such as sociology and anthropology, however I worry that majoring in either of those topics would not provide me with a successful future career. So often it seems that the only majors that lead to a successful future is...

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Laura R. Jan 16, 2018 374 views

Which major would be better for the future, Anthropology or Psychology?

Im conflicted on which major I should pursue a bachelors degree in and for later in the future. college life conflicted psy psychology anthropology...


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Emma J. Jan 16, 2018 313 views

For more complex jobs such as forensic anghropology, what undergraduate courses should be taken to ensure a job opportunity in the field?

I want to become a forensic anthropologist, but do not know if I should begin undergraduate as an anthropology or pre-med major. I chose anthropology for most schools since my goal is to not be a doctor, but is that the right course? medicine anthropology anthropology undergraduate college...


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Jason P. Jan 16, 2018 356 views

Switching careers?

I'm 42 and a little apprehensive about making a career change. I have four children and as they get older it is becoming more financially difficult at my current position. I have read that Anthropology is a good field to go into, but not if someone is interested in making money. As old as I...

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Samuel P. Jan 16, 2018 431 views

Why is anthropology important for us, and why should be apply it to society?

I am asking this question because there are many individuals who might misunderstand the term of anthropology. anthropology...