Few jobs listed on the Internet or in newspapers or governmental publications use the word anthropologist (in some cases, archaeology or historic preservation officer is used).
To be successful, you must become familiar with various “career titles” that closely describe your abilities. The following list is not complete but should also be a helpful guide in allowing you to “build” a career:
Innovative, persistent job-seekers may find this Index helpful. Some of the following listings apply only to those with advanced degrees.
Using the Internet version of papers like the New York Times or the general websites listed in the previous section can be helpful, especially if you can access their classified ads for jobs. The New York Times Sunday ads are recommended…log on, access the paper, and use their internal key word search. Find key words for jobs by reviewing this document. Think and search for ads using job titles such as: regional archaeologists, assistant curator, education development officer, archivist, planner (with a focus on ethnicity), researcher, international development.
Some specific archaeology job titles and locations follow:
Principal Archeologist, John Milner Associates Inc, PA
For more ideas on career titles go to the IUP Library reference desk and ask for Chronicle Career Index, The Complete Guide for Occupational Titles, or Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
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