Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Anthropology?

Find a job

The Careers and Employability Service provides information and advice on job searching to University of Kent students and recent graduates. This includes a vacancy database advertising a range of graduate jobs, sandwich placements and vacation work/internships and online resources. The websites listed below may also be useful when searching for a job and when looking for further information on this sector.

Industry information, job and networking opportunities
The Royal Anthropological Institute has an anthropology vacancies link page.
British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology
Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK & Commonwealth
American Anthropological Association
Society for Applied Anthropology
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (US)

Job websites where your Anthropology degree would be useful:
Working for the Department for International Development
Charity Works: The UK’s non-profit sector’s graduate programme
Charity People: Recruitment consultancy specialising in the not-for-profit sector
Charity Job: Jobsite dedicated to the charity sector
VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas)
Impact Pool: Opportunities at International Organisation Anthropology HE jobs
Third Sector: Charity and fundraising jobs
Jobs Go Public: Public sector roles
Idealist: Volunteer, internship and job opportunities
Primate Info: Field Work, Internships and Volunteer opportunities
Jobs in NGOs
DevNet Jobs: International Development jobs in NGOs and charities<
University of Kent: International Development Organisations

More websites offering: Graduate jobs, internships and placement years

Company reviews and application / interview tips for specific organisations:
The Job Crowd


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Last Updated: 09/02/2021