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2022 NAPA/AAA Careers Expo: Career Guides

Archaeology/CRM/ Cultural Education Carol Ellick, The ACE Consultants Mitch Allen, Scholarly Roadside Service Serena A. Peregrina-Williams, Chronos Heritage Services Alex K. Ruuska, Westland Resources Non-Profit Jennifer Studebaker, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Eshe Lewis, SAPIENS Magazine Erica Hawvermale, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Elisha Oliver, Texas Folklife Government Service Adela Dominique Rahmati, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

[NAPA Logo] National Association for the Practice of Anthropology sNAPAshots: Conversations with Professional, Practicing, and Applied Anthropologists A webseries introducing many possible career paths in Anthropology. New episodes premier every month! www.PracticingAnthropology.org

sNAPAshots: Conversations with Professional, Practicing, and Applied Anthropologists

Full Interviews are LIVE! [NAPA Logo] National Association for the Practice of Anthropology sNAPAshots: Conversations with Professional, Practicing, and Applied Anthropologists A webseries introducing many possible career paths in Anthropology. New episodes premier every month! www.PracticingAnthropology.org

MEET NAPA’s 2021 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Amanda Woomer

NAPA conducted an online interview with Amanda Woomer, NAPA’s 2021 Volunteer of the Year Awardee for the November 2021 issue of NAPA Notes: How did you get your start in anthropology?After completing my undergraduate degree in International Affairs and French, I read the book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman and was struck by the

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AnthroJobs of the Week, 21 October 2021

Hello Readers, we’re back! We have a couple of interesting positions at the Department of Interior and Hanover Research. Check them out!  The U.S. Department of the Interior protects and manages the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage; provides scientific and other information about those resources; and honors its trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and

MEET NAPA’s 2020 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Vanessa Terry

NAPA recently conducted an online interview with Vanessa Terry, NAPA’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awardee for the September 2020 issue of NAPA Notes: How did you get your start in anthropology? As an undergrad I had no idea what anthropology was. Then I took an “Intro to Anthro” class and was instantly fascinated by it. So I started taking as

Sunset for the UX Blog

Photo by Tim Stief on Unsplash On the first Tuesday of the month from June 2019 through March 2020, anthropologists working in user experience (or UX, a broad term covering many aspects of design, product usability and improvement, consumer research, and related areas) have posted detailed information and reflections in this space on this growing area of opportunity for anthropologists.

NAPA’s BLACK LIVES MATTER STATEMENT

What We BelieveAnthropologists are almost uniquely capable of and trained to understand and appreciate the complexity of the context of human views, behavior, and culture. We have used our preparation to study and address myriad societal issues that have defied other disciplines’ attempts to change their course. The persistent and pervasive inequities that face Black people in the U.S and

How can a Business Anthropologist and Data Analyst dance together?

Pure Logical Thinking cannot yield us any knowledge of the empirical world; all knowledge of reality starts from experience and ends in it.” (Einstein, A. Ideas and Opinions (p.271). Crown Publishing Group. Anthropology, at its core, is known for its work in places that seem exotic and unknown. Yet, at present, there has been a surge of anthropologists championing the

Esports and the Built Environment: Where the Digital Meets Reality

Photo Credit: [email protected] IntroEsports has emerged as a multibillion dollar industry, all within the past few decades. The global games industry is predicted to have produced $152.1 billion in 2019, with esports events in the last year handing out over $700 million in prize pools. As esports and video games have grown and evolved, becoming more mainstream, it has gained

Working in Enterprise User Experience (EUX)

Interested in working in enterprise user experience (EUX)? Matt Artz discusses the opportunities and challenges of working with enterprise software and offers some tips for finding a job and being successful in EUX.

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