Anthropology

Please visit the Department of Anthropology for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Anthropology Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Research Assistant – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Paralegal – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY
  • (Title Unknown) – Creative Artists Agency, New York, NY
  • Research Associate – Environmental Defense Fund, Boston, MA
  • Digital Research Assistant – Kaplan Thaler Group, New York, NY
  • Marketing Manager – L’Oreal, New York, NY
  • Business Analyst – Opera Solutions, New York, NY
  • Teacher – Priddy Learning Academy, Millburn, NJ
  • Junior Associate – Dalberg Global Development Advisors, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Editorial Assistant – XO Group Inc., New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Program Director – Bethany Christian Services, Philadelphia, PA
  • Engagement Intern – CounterPULSE, San Francisco, CA
  • English Teacher – Princeton in Asia: Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Development Associate (Princeton Project 55) – Education Through Music, New York, NY
  • Program Innovation Analyst (Princeton Project 55) – Housing Development Fund, Stamford, CT
  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) – National Coalition On Health Care, Washington, DC
  • Counselor (Princeton Project 55) – Prep for Prep, New York, NY
  • Community Programs Associate – The Food Project, Boston, MA

Graduate and Professional School

  • J.D. – Boston College, Newton, MA
  • M.D. – Boston University, Boston, MA
  • M.P.H., Sociomedical Science – Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
  • M.Sc., Anthropology – Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • Ph.D., Anthropology – University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • M.Phil., Human Evolution – University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • M.A., Management – Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, NC

Internships of Recent Anthropology Majors

  • Research and Street Team Intern – Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, MA
  • Performer – Castleman Quartet Program, Fredonia, NY
  • (Title Unknown) – Assam Health Center Maternity Ward, Asaam, Ghana
  • Reporter/Features Writer/Intern – Ma’an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Research Intern – Making Waves, Richmond, VA
  • Intern – MarketAxess, New York, NY
  • Marketing and Communications Intern – Natural History Museum of Los Angelas, CA
  • Editorial Intern – The Daily Beast, New York, NY
  • Researcher – Adel Mahmoud Global Health Scholars Program, Nakuru, Kenya
  • Teaching Assistant – KidsCreate Paris, France
  • Intern – King’s Hill Farm, Mineral Point, WI
  • Intern – Oglala Sioux Tribe, Pine Ridge, SD
  • Administrative Assistant – Safe Kids Worldwide, Washington, DC
  • Legal Intern, Death Penalty Cases - U.S. State Attorney's Office, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami, FL

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.