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Caroline Hanson

Anthro Job of the Week 17 April 2018

The Institute for Community Health (ICH) is hiring a Research Associate. ICH is a nonprofit consulting organization that specializes in participatory evaluation, applied research, and strategic planning. The position is based in Malden, Massachusetts. The Research Associate is an entry level position which prefers a bachelor or masters in Anthropology.

Key Tasks include:

  • Coordinate project and community partner meetings, including scheduling meetings, developing agendas, compiling resources and completing minutes
  • Develop strong working relationships with managers, staff and community partners
  • Develop IRB applications and maintain IRB documentation
  • Support development of project strategy, logic models and evaluation plans… Continue reading

Anthro Jobs of the Week 20, March 2018

Operation Smile based in Virginia Beach, Virginia is looking for 5-7 Program Coordinators. This position seems like a great opportunity for anyone interested in medical anthropology and public health looking to gain valuable entry level experience working on international programs.

Operation Smile has provided thousands of safe surgeries for those with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities in over 80 countries around the world.

This position requires travel 50% of the time. The Program Coordinator is responsible for logistics involved with planning, executing and wrapping up medical and education programs.The experience required is a bachelors degree in Anthropology… Continue reading

Anthro Job of the Week 20, February 2018

If you are interested in working at a non-profit with a focus on human rights and social justice, here is an opportunity for you. The Foundation for a Just Society, based in New York is seeking a Program Associate-Central America and US Southwest. The Program Associate will work with grantee partners providing language, cultural, and regional support. The role will focus on grants and proposals. The candidate must maintain current knowledge of gender justice, women’s rights and LGBTQI rights through site visits and research. A bachelor’s degree in anthropology is desired as well as three year’s experience in program roles… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, February 6, 2018

This week for AnthroJobs I am highlighting the position I currently work in. If you are an Anthropology Undergraduate or Graduate student in the DC area, this is a great opportunity to break into the International Development field. There are currently two paid intern positions open at CARE USA in the Competitive Bids Unit.

The Competitive Bids Unit organizes USAID proposals and works with all teams and Country Offices all over the world. I have loved working with the Competitive Bids Unit and have gained valuable insight into the international development world. Business Development is great start to the International… Continue reading

AnthroJobs of the Week, 23 January 2018

This week I want to focus on anthropology jobs that can take you abroad. Recently, in my personal job search, I have been reaching out and speaking with international development professionals. They have offered me lots of meaningful advice in finding a job. Every person I have spoken with suggests: Go work in another country, and learn another culture and language. Even if you already know another language and have already lived in another country, adding a different experience abroad will allow you to progress further in your career. This may be advice specific to those wanting to work in… Continue reading

AnthroJob of the Week, 9 January, 2018

Do you have a Master’s in Anthropology and looking to apply your anthropological expertise? Are you passionate about nutrition and health and looking for a job where you can travel internationally? If yes, I have not one, but two options for you at the same organization.

Action Against Hunger USA is looking for an Associate Director Nutrition and Health and an Associate Director for Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience. Both job descriptions specify their ideal candidate as having a Masters in Anthropology, experience working in Nutrition and Health programs overseas, experience working as a diverse part of a team, and… Continue reading