Work for a Life

The pressures to deliver and innovate in Silicon Valley echo the demands of higher education. How can learning from worker struggles and solidarity movements in anthropology make our work more ethical?

The Conversation

It happens every quarter. The conversation. Students ask us big questions about their futures as anthropology graduates. Sometimes it’s sparked by parents’ concerns. But often it arises as graduation looms, and students get worried about jobs. Their questions? What can I do with anthropology? How do I use anthropology to get the job I want? Did just I make the best—or worst—decision of my life?