Our students have found success in finding jobs in a variety of fields, as well as, being accepted into graduate or post-baccalaureate programs in Anthropology and in other areas of study. Here are some of the institutions where VIU Anthropology grads have continued their education:

  • Athabasca University (Integrated Studies)
  • Australian National University (Forensic Anthropology)
  • Brock University (Popular Culture)
  • Carleton University (Anthropology; International Affairs)
  • Concordia University (Anthropology)
  • Consejo Académico, Paraguay (Ciencias Sociales con mención en Desarrollo Social e Investigación)
  • Dalhousie University (School of Planning)
  • McGill University (Anthropology)
  • National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (Anthropology)
  • Royal Roads University (Human Security & Peacebuilding; Professional Communication)
  • Simon Fraser University (Archaeology; Anthropology; Latin American Studies)
  • Southern University of Denmark (Maritime Archaeology)
  • Trent University (Anthropology)
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam (Medical Anthropology)
  • University College London (Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology)
  • University of Alberta (History & Classics)
  • University of British Columbia (Anthropology; Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences [MAGNET]; Educational Studies; Law; Midwifery Program)
  • University of Calgary (Anthropology; Archaeology; Centre for Military & Strategic Studies)
  • University of Leicester (Museum Studies)
  • University of Liege, Belgium (History of Art and Archeology)
  • University of Manchester (Anthropological Research)
  • University of Manitoba (Anthropology)
  • University of Northern British Columbia (Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • University of Nottingham (Education International PGCert)
  • University of Ottawa (Global Studies & International Development)
  • University of Saskatchewan (Nursing; Sustainable Environmental Management)
  • University of Vaasa, Finland (Intercultural Studies)
  • University of Victoria (Anthropology; History; Law)
  • University of Wales (Cultural Anthropology)
  • University of Western Ontario (Library & Information Science)
  • Vancouver Island University (Community Planning; Post-Bac Ed)
  • York University (Ethnomusicology; Law)

With a BA in Anthropology, our graduates have found positions with:

  • AIDS Vancouver Island (Queer Men's Health Coordinator)
  • Aquilla Archaeology (Owner/consultant)
  • Baseline Archaeologicial Services (Field Technician)
  • British Columbia, Government (Probation Officer; Policy Analyst, Ministry of Children & Family Development)
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (Senior Admissions Officer)
  • Canada, Government (Citizen Service Officer, Service Canada Representative)
  • Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria (Researcher)
  • Cumberland Museum and Archives (Internal Director/Curator)
  • Ecofor: natural and cultural resource consultants (Field Technician)
  • Fernwood Urban Village Cohousing (Cohousing Consultant/Facilitator)
  • Greater Victoria Housing Society (Capital Assets and Costs Analysis Officer)
  • Healing Our Spirit (HIV/AIDS Educator)
  • Immigration Services Society of BC (ELSA teacher)
  • IR Wilson Consultants (Archaeological Field Staff)
  • Kaatza Museum (Curator)
  • LHC Tutoring and Research (Owner/consultant)
  • Meal Exchange (Good Food Challenge National Coordinator)
  • Nanaimo District Secondary School (Aboriginal Education Assistant)
  • Nanaimo Museum (Communications & Rental Coordinator)
  • Nanaimo Youth Services (Assistant Coordinator, Blade Runners Program)
  • North Island College (Aboriginal Education Advisor; ABE instructor; ABE Chair)
  • Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (Post Secondary Counsellor)
  • Qikiqtani Inuit Association (Policy Analyst)
  • shishalh Nation (Sechelt First Nation, Implementation Coordinator)
  • Smith's School of English Ohtsu, Japan (Owner/teacher)
  • Vancouver Island University (Coordinator, Healthy Communities; Coordinator, Study Abroad & Student Retention; ABE instructor, Cowichan)
  • Whale Interpretive Centre (Interpreter)


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