At the upcoming Building Careers in Anthropology Conference, Robert L. Adams, Jr., will be putting on a workshop titled: Becoming an Entrepreneurial Anthropologist. He sat down with Matt Artz to discuss his workshop and what participants could expect to get out of it.

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Workshop Abstract

How do you translate your anthropological skills into a life-long vocation? Unlike in the past, the average professional will work for a variety of organizations throughout their career.

Professionals must curate their career journeys rather than rely on their employers. This workshop examines how you can engage in active professional self- making to take ownership of your career.

The discussion will identify useful marketing tips and resources to navigate an ever- changing landscape. Also, the workshop will cover the importance of understanding your current role in the context of your long-term career journey.