The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interview with anthropologist John Fox. Fox decided to try his hand outside academe after receiving his PhD in anthropology. He has advice for anthropology students who are unsure about what career path to take, one of which is:
Don’t be afraid to break out and take your unique, humanistic perspective out into the big, wide world—out where “the other” lives. I’m biased, of course, but I think a world in which anthropologists are scattered throughout the workforce—in government, nonprofits, business—would be a really great place to live.