Students in the Anthropology Department in Temple’s College of Liberal Arts have landed academic and professional opportunities with the following organizations. 

Graduate students benefit from studying in Philadelphia, where they have access to nationally renowned cultural centers and institutions including the African American Museum in Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute, the Mütter Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. 

The following careers are examples of the types of opportunities available to students with a PhD in Anthropology.

  • Archaeologist 
  • Cultural resource manager 
  • College professor  
  • Environmental lawyer
  • Ethnographer
  • Forensic specialist
  • Government analyst
  • Medical researcher
  • Museum curator 
  • Social worker
  • Translator
  • University researcher 

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

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