Anthropologists


Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.
Also called: Applied Cultural Anthropologist, Evaluation Specialist, Forensic Anthropologist, Project Evaluator

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • sociology and anthropology
  • geography
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • history and archeology
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Persistence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • SAS
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Video creation and editing software
  • Apple iMovie
  • Microsoft Windows Movie Maker

Education:

    master's degree
    doctoral degree
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