Today we talk about an email from a listener regarding our choice of words on one of our podcasts and in the field. We also go over Bill White’s must-have list for field gear when attending your first field school or job.
Spring is around the corner, which means the start of another field season. What advice can our panelist give about choosing a field school? What experience can a recent graduate bring to the table that will jumpstart their archaeology career? Listen and find out. For the seasoned field tech, the panel offers up ways to brush up your resume and freshen up your on-line presence for potential employers.
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On today's episode, Bill White talks about his upcoming job at Berkeley as a professor. What should he teach? What should any college teach? What can you learn and what should you learn? Lots to unpack in this episode. Enjoy.
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Today's show is a special episode all about Field Schools. Now is the time that thousands of people are trying to figure out what field school they should take over the summer. Should it be for fun? Should it be practical? Should you go abroad even though you're going into CRM? What should you learn? What shouldn't you learn?
We've compiled a panel of experts to help you through the process. Our special guest R. Joe Brandon will tell us about the field school guide that he posts every year on the Shovelbums website.
- Baking Pot Site
- Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project (BVAR)
- Maya Research Program
- Voyage of the Mimi
- River Street Digital History Project
- Shovelbums Field School Guide
- Go Dig A Hole Blog
- Random Acts of Science Blog (Shovelbums Posts)
- Succinct Research
- Archaeology Fieldwork site
- Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in CRM
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Thanks for listening and we’ll see you in the field!!