I want to be an archaeologist...help?
I am 16 years old and I plan to be an archaeologist in the future, I will be graduating from the international baccalaureate program. Reading over the previous answers and questions similar to mine I found some information posted many times saying that you should work as a field tech , [what exactly is a field tech?]....I just need a sagacious person to tell me what I have to do to attain these goals.
Asked By: Taylor C - 9/30/2008
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You can start early by getting as much field experience as you can. See if your local university has an active archaeology program. If they do volunteer to work in the field with their group. You will be a field technician. Field techs perform a range of work from excavating units, carrying buckets full of dirt... More
Answered By: Chris - 9/30/2008
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A field tech is the lowest rung of the ladder; we are the people who do the grunt work for cultural resource management firms and the government. All you need to work this job is a bachelor's (anthro for preference, but no one bats an eye at my liberal arts degree) and a field school, though this can be somewhat... More
Answered By: random6x7 - 9/30/2008
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