Archaeology graduates can follow a variety of career options.
Archaeologists can acquire a good deal of useful practical as well as academic experience in their training. Thanks to close links between Archaeology and the Humanities (or Arts) and the Sciences (and Social Sciences) archaeologists are generally very good at collaborating and working as part of a team. They often acquire and develop special knowledge or analytical skills (using computers, mapping, or through lab work) and are able to work in a variety of contexts.
Examples of career options and employment for archaeology graduates (although some may require additional training) include:
An archaeology degree does not, of course, restrict you to a career in archaeology. Some individuals develop their own career pathway in unusual ways or branch into related fields, while maintaining a lifelong interest and involvement in archaeological work and research.
This article was published on Mar 2, 2012