This information has been taken from Carleton’s Career Services page.

Skills Developed By Anthropology Majors

  • Skills in social research – both qualitative and quantitative methods; interviewing; cultural sensitivity; working cooperatively with others; understanding group dynamics
  • Skills in effective data collection; organizing and evaluating research results
  • Ability to write reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Writing articulately and analytically
  • Aptitude for scientific problem solving; using statistics and computer science to analyze data
  • Knowledge of the biological, ecological and cultural factors that influence human behaviour; ability to analyze the root causes of social problems