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   The Anthropology major: provides students with an understanding of human society in terms of its biological and cultural aspects in the widest historical and comparative framework. This major provides a useful background for students interested in careers in education, research, government service, and other employment where a knowledge of human relations is important.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with an Anthropology degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in Anthropology.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • Administrator, Social Welfare
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Coordinator
  • Anthropologist
  • Archeologist
  • Cottage Parent
  • Archivist (Historical)
  • Camp Director
  • Caseworker, Family
  • Clergy Member (Religious Leader)
  • Clinical Sociologist
  • Community Organization Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Congressional Aide (Government)
  • Fund-Raiser
  • Funds Development Administrator
  • Historian
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Intelligence Agent, Technological Espionage
  • International Peacekeeping Negotiator
  • Lawyer
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Peace Corp Worker
  • Political Scientist
  • Recreational Leader
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Social Services Volunteer (VISTA) (AMERICORP)
  • Social Worker
  • Sociologist
  • Urban and Regional Planner

Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates

  • Prevent Child Abuse
  • Mirae Foundation
  • Fund for American Studies
  • Association of Hispanic Arts
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • ArtsPower National Touring Theatre
  • Guess. Inc.
  • Seattle Times
  • Women's Sports Foundation
  • WKTU
  • Historic Hudson Valley
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • Westfield Symphony Orchestra
  • New England Wildlife Center
  • Ortho-McNeill
  • New Jersey Law Journal
  • International Sports Publishing
  • Newark Museum
  • National Book Foundation
  • Prudential