Employers outside colleges and universities are increasingly seeking out and hiring anthropology graduates for their skills in adapting to new environments and people, ability to analyze data and communicate clearly and effectively.
UB anthropology MA and PhD alumni successfully apply their skills in a variety of rewarding professions including academia, federal and state governments, medical research and healthcare, and non-profit or social service organizations.
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