Our students have found success in finding jobs in a variety of fields, as well as, being accepted into graduate programmes 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 Liege, Belgium (History of Art and Archeology)
  • University of Manchester (Anthropological Research)
  • University of Manitoba (Anthropology)
  • 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)
  • York University (Ethnomusicology)

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)
  • 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)
  • Nanaimo District Secondary School (Aboriginal Education Assistant)
  • Nanaimo Youth Services (Assistant Coordinator, Blade Runners Program)
  • North Island College (Aboriginal Education Advisor; ABE instructor)
  • Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (Post Secondary Counsellor)
  • Qikiqtani Inuit Association (Policy Analyst)
  • Smith's School of English Ohtsu, Japan (Owner/teacher)
  • Vancouver Island University (Coordinator, Study Abroad & Student Retention; ABE instructor, Cowichan)
  • Whale Interpretive Centre (Interpreter)


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