Applying an anthropological perspective outside of university

On this page we have gathered all of the links and tips from the blog connected to the issue of what you can actually do with a background in anthropology (label: what can anthro do?). Learning to think critically about the wider world through an anthropological lens can bring something more to any workplace.

GENERAL ADVICE AND PERSPECTIVES 

The Anxious Anthropologist has already written a couple of great posts about the value of an anthropological perspective in general: 
Here are a few more links that help explain what an anthropological perspective can add in various fields, such as:
  • Media: Journalism, Writing, Entertainment 
  • Marketing/ Brand & Product Development 
  • Health Professions 
  • Technology 
  • Finance 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Public Policy & Public Service
  • Social Justice, Non-Governmental/ Non-Profit Organizations

MEDIA: JOURNALISM, WRITING, ENTERTAINMENT


MARKETING/ BRAND & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT


HEALTH PROFESSIONS


TECHNOLOGY


FINANCE


ENTREPRENEURSHIP


PUBLIC POLICY & PUBLIC SERVICE


SOCIAL JUSTICE, NON-GOVERNMENTAL/ NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Last updated: 2 October 2017