From trowels to tech—how can an archaeologist work for a Fortune 100 Company?

As a child I went on my first international trip to Mexico, where I was enchanted by the Maya/Toltec ruins at Chichén Itzá. Other vacations kindled my desire to see the world. But my stockbroker father never considered archaeology a viable career, so at first, I majored in Political Science/International Relations. Most of my fellow students were pre-law, which held no interest for me. But I loved the anthropology courses I took; they inspired me to learn about cultures different from my own. By the end of sophomore year, I had switched majors to anthropology. I wanted an academic life, so [...]