Anthropologists are valued in many different areas for their research skills. They are working in development, health, mining, urban and regional planning, education, and cultural heritage management, on issues associated with minority groups.
Career areas include:

Aboriginal Land Councils

Native Title Officer
Anthropologist
Project Officer/Researcher in Language and Cultural Preservation
Cultural Heritage Manager

Government Departments
(eg Health; Natural resources; Parks & Wildlife; Environmental Protection Agency; Environment & Heritage)

Policy Advisor
Policy Researcher
Positions associated with land, environment and cultural heritage, cultural heritage site management
There are Liaison Officers, Interpreters, Mediators and Facilitators

AusAID, NGOs
(such as Oxfam)

Aid Project Officer
Researcher
Country Officer

Museums

Museum Director
Curator
Collection Manager
Community Liaison Officer
Interpreter

Education

Teaching Anthropology in universities and schools (in conjunction with education qualifications)
Education Researcher
Interpreter in national parks

Tourism

Cultural and Environmental Tourist
Operator or Manager
Site Officer

Health

Medical Anthropologist
(cross cultural health practices)

Business/Private Sector

Consumer Researcher
Human Relations Manager
Researchers in corporate culture (Microsoft employs an entire unit of Anthropologists)

 


 

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