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Career Center & Student Employment


CSU, Chico Catalog Description(opens in new window)

Some graduates with Anthropology degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Activist
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Biographical Writer
  • Biophysical Anthropologist
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Community College Instructor
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Conservationist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Conservation Technician
  • Conservator / Curator
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Embalmer
  • F.B.I. Agent
  • Foreign-Service Officer
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Genealogist
  • Grant Writer
  • Group Home Supervisor
  • Historian
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Immigration Official/Advisor
  • Import-Export Agent
  • Linguistic Anthropologist
  • Lobbyist
  • Museum Director/Manager
  • Natural Resources Conservationist
  • Non-Profit Program Director
  • Park Ranger
  • Politician Post Secondary Teacher
  • Paleontologist
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Reporter
  • Safety Specialist
  • Sales/Marketing Manager
  • Salvage Archaeologist
  • Scientific/Technical Writer
  • Social Worker
  • Training & Labor Relations Manager
  • Tour Guide
  • Travel Agent
  • University Professor
  • Urban Planner
  • YMCA Director


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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