Thu, Apr 08|
How Do I Get a Job in Archaeology These Days?
A conversation with young professionals about pursuing a career in archaeology!
Time & Location
Apr 08, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
About The Event
Hosted by University of Maryland, moderated by Jessica Brannock, M.A.
This conversation with young professionals currently working in the field will explore the good, the bad, and ugly about pursuing archaeology as a career. We’ll discuss the benefits and pitfalls of an advanced degree, the power of your network, and the tenacity needed to stick with archaeology for the long haul. Come prepared with questions for employees of cultural resource management (CRM), government, archaeology labs, and academia. Panelists: Dr. Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels, Cultural and Heritage Resource Management Program Chair, University of Maryland; Sarah Janesko, M.A.A., Assistant Project Manager, Veterans Curation Program; Katie Boyle, M.A.A., Cultural Resources Specialist, National Park Service C&O Canal National Historic Park; Brett Arnold, M.S., Project Archaeologist, Applied Archaeology & History Associates