Alumni Outcomes

Anthropology students and faculty

The Department of Anthropology prepares students for competitive careers in medicine, public health, psychology, research and more. Our alumni are published authors, tenured professors and archaeologists leading fieldwork expeditions around the world. 

Recent alumni are engaged in projects including researching human-canine relationships and coevolution, organizing symposia to promote women in STEM and using 3D imaging to investigate stress-related defects in ape teeth.

Our alumni have won commendations such as the Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award, the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship, the National Geographic Young Explorers Grant and the Wenner-Gren Foundation Wadsworth International Fellowship.

Recent Undergraduate Alumni Employers

  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • Chemonics International 
  • Columbia University
  • Dipont Education
  • EAC/Archaeology
  • Embassy of Spain
  • Global Healthy Living Foundation
  • Hillel International
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Long Island University
  • National Institutes of Health
  • New Classrooms
  • New York University
  • Ogilvy
  • Polaris Project
  • Rice University
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Teach for America
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Navy
  • USAID Africa Bureau
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Recent Graduate Alumni Employers

  • American Chemical Society 
  • American Institutes for Research
  • American Red Cross
  • Asian American Health Initiative
  • Cornell University
  • D.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 
  • Elizabeth Anderson Comer Archaeology
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • Heritage Western Cape
  • Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Kenyon College
  • Museum of the Bible
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Park Service
  • Naval History and Heritage Command
  • New York University
  • Slave Cemetery Archaeological Survey at George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Thunderbird Archaeology
  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • University of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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