Student at work in the on-campus research room. Student at work in the on-campus research room.The Department of Anthropology takes your future career seriously. These are just a few of the fields that will find the anthropology major beneficial and rewarding:

  • Law 
  • Teaching 
  • Public Service 
  • International Affairs 
  • Business
  • Journalism 

You can also see some of the famous people who majored in Anthropology and what they have done with their degrees, learn about what college majors are "worth something," and read an article on companies looking to hire anthropologists.

What Can I Do with This Major?

What do you do with a degree in Anthropology? Many things! Anthropology degrees open you to a world of possibilities. Students may find jobs in areas like international business, community government, sustainable development, international health, cultural resource management, park management, teaching, language interpretation, primatology, global economics, environmental conservation, tribal anthropology, and many other fields.

Start your search here at UAB. To talk about professional opportunities in anthropology, make an appointment with Peter Verbeek. You can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (205) 934-3508. 

Hire A Blazer online portal.

Career and Professional Development Services has job and internship listings, job fairs, resume builders, and many more resources for UAB students. 

There are plenty of other websites that can help you with your career search. Start with one of these: