Anthropology/Behavioral Science/Organizational Studies
So I'm an Anthropology/Behavioral Science/Organizational Studies Major, Now What?
A degree in Anthropology/Behavioral Science/Organizational Studies prepares students for a variety of public and private sector careers in fields like education, law, medicine, business, social work and health care. To learn more about this major visit the Department of Anthropology website.
Where Do My People Work?
Common Career Tracks
- According to LinkedIn, SJSU anthropology/behavioral studies/organizational studies majors commonly work in education, community and social services, and operations. Common employers include Kaiser Permanente, County of Santa Clara, and Apple.
- Learn about the different career tracks on What Can I Do With My Major?
- Research job titles at O*Net - Career Information Database.
- Research job statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Interested in graduate school? View Payscale's Lifetime Earnings to see how years of experience vs. degree level influence average lifetime earnings.
Where Do I Look for Opportunities?
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.
General Job/Internship Boards
- USAJobs / Pathways Internships for Students/Recent Grads
- County of Santa Clara / Internships / Volunteer
- City of San Jose / Volunteer
- CA.gov (View List of Jobs by Major)
How Can I Get Involved?
- American Anthropological Association
- The Society for Applied Anthropology
- National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
- National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA)
How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?
Job Search Tips
- Research company reviews, salaries, interviews, & benefits on Glassdoor.
- Use the Anthropology Resume Sample or Behavioral Science Resume Sample as a guide to tailoring your resume.
- For more resources check out Education, Psychology, Sociology, Human Resource Management, Social Work, Health Science, and Business.