Tag: careers

Articulating Anthropology’s Value to Business

Businesses want and need anthropologists. It’s time we claimed our skills and told industry leaders what our training and expertise can do for them. Anthropological concepts, methods, and…

The Conversation

What is does it mean to work post-graduation, and what does anthropology have to do with it? It happens every quarter. The conversation. Students ask us big questions…

Mentoring event with Karen Kelsky at the AAAs

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) and Culture&Agriculture (C&A) are excited to announce that we will jointly sponsor two workshops led by Dr. Karen…

Establishing Your Digital Presence: A Primer for Students

Last week I had the opportunity talk with a group of anthropology grad students at the University of Memphis about establishing a professional online presence. These are my…

Cover letter definites and don’ts, plus 3 examples that landed me interviews

Even in the digital era of professional websites, portfolios, social media and networking, some companies still require a cover letter with job applications. Along with a resume and…

Getting into User Experience Research: 3 Senior Practitioners Share Their Stories

One thing I love about the field of User Experience is that it’s full of passionate, curious and talented people with a wide variety of professional backgrounds. In…

What I’ve been reading lately: the not-so-weekly digest (#5)

Presenting another installment of a collection of most-highly-recommended articles and websites that shaped my thinking throughout the past few weeks on the following topics: design, research, busines…