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Remember, as stated earlier, 80 percent of all jobs are not advertised in newspapers or on the Internet.

While that might change rapidly, the Internet is still an interesting source of jobs and can help you quickly seek out advertised positions in select regions of the U.S. or internationally. A combination of the Internet, newspapers, professional publications, and networks is highly recommend.

Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management, and Historic Preservation

Cornell University has a great site for all kinds of historic preservation related jobs:

Though this site you can sign on to a list that sends job announcements for archaeologists…sometimes three to four times a day:

Job Assistance for Archaeologists has a site, although the focus is Europe:

Museum jobs can be located at

Public Health, Medical Anthropology

Careers in Public Health. A Day in the Life of a Public Health Worker:

About the Master’s in Public Health (MPH):

How to find Jobs in Public Health:

Anthropology Related Societies (that offer career information)

Northern Kentucky University has a departmental site is an excellent place to find job listings and materials on anthropology careers:

National Association of Practicing Anthropologists: (look for information packet about careers in anthropology outside the academy)

Anthro TECH: (classified ads for anthropologists)

American Anthropological Association:

Society for Applied anthropology:

American Ethnological Society:

Association for Feminist Anthropology:

Association for Political and Legal Anthropology:

Association for Latina and Latino Anthropologists:

Society for Medical Anthropology:

Society for American Archaeology:

Environmental Jobs (often related to archaeology, cultural resource management, historic preservation, cultural ecology)

The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO): 
Offers a varied site rich with jobs, job-hunting tips, and career paths.

University of Kansas Student Placement Office: 
A very wide-ranging general guide to environmental resources.

Environmental Employment Resource: 
A wide-ranging list of web sites for trolling for environmental career opportunities.

Environmental Listserves Index: 

GIS (archeology track students often have sufficient GIS skills)

The best current job-hunting site for GIS is through the University of Minnesota: GIS Jobs Clearinghouse:

Extensive listings of GIS jobs, salary surveys, etc.

One of the most extensive listings of career opportunities in the spatial data professions.

Current job postings and resume postings; good directory of web sites and forums, home pages, chat areas, etc.; company index; product and business news; freeware, etc.

General Job Listings

JobHunt: and at Stanford: 
An excellent list of lists and student placement guide, visit the student placement

Career Net: 
Lists thousands of jobs available in Washington State, plus had infinite links to other career sites.

Federal Jobs: 
All you want to know about working for U.S. federal government. Search also by agency

Online Career Center: 
The first and most widely-used Internet job source.

Specially targeted to college students and alumni.

The Monster Board: 
Lists over 50,000 jobs worldwide.

Career Path: 
Searchable index of classifieds from six major newspapers.

Career Magazine: 
Job openings, salary guidelines, professional organizations—plus you can post your own resume for up to six months!!

Seattle Times Classifieds: www.seatimes.coin/classified 
Invaluable, searchable local source.

Career Mosaic: 
Lots of job listings, career resources, and on-line job fairs. Also helps you do a personal inventory of your dependable strengths. Will make you feel better about what you have to offer! Great advice on resumes.

High-Tech Careers Virtual Job Fair: 
Searches thousands of openings and offers direct resume submission. Used nationally as a recruitment tool for high-tech workforce.

About Work: 
Reframe the whole work dialogue going on in your head. Discussion groups, career change screens, real-life stories of career shifts, etc.

Entry Level Job Seeker Assistant: 
A gigantic resource designed for you if you've never held a full-time permanent job, have less than a year of nonacademic experience, etc. Resume help, current openings, etc.

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