Career Resources - Indigenous Studies

Common Job Duties

Recognize problems and concerns within communities. Assist in the development of local programs to address community issues. Raise awareness of issues to promote community cohesion. Research and analyze information for policy planning and development. Develop cross-cultural exchange of knowledge. Communicate how language, culture, identity, social structures, and political issues have shaped the experiences of indigenous people.

Career Options

  • Community Development Worker
  • Conservation Assistant
  • Economic Development Advisor
  • Mediator/Negotiator
  • Outreach Worker
  • Policy Analyst
  • Public Administrator
  • Tourism Services Worker

Potential Employers

Alaska Native Knowledge Network
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Ecotourism Job Center
First Nation Information Project
Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wild Life Commission
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
National Museum of the American Indian
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Udall Foundation

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