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Interested in Archaeology Field School
for Summer 2011?

Interested in Archaeology Field School
for Summer 2011?

Summer 2011 Field School Announcement

2011 Application Packet

Google: Science > Social Sciences > Archaeology > Field Schools and Fieldwork Opportunities >

You should know . . .
  • Field schools occur all over the world and many U.S. universities run field schools

  • Field schools can focus on certain topics (e.g., geoarchaeology) so consider what you would like to learn

  • Look for a field school that offers 6-10 credit hours

    • < five and you may not be in the field long enough to learn the techniques properly

    • You should expect to earn 1 credit for each week in the field

  • Costs for field schools vary depending on location and lodging

    • Expect to pay for tuition, transportation to the field school area, and a food/lodging fee

  • Field schools are an excellent way to learn archaeological techniques and scientific methods, even if you are not sure you want to be a professional archaeologist!

  • Field schools are required preparation for paid employment in archaeology . . .

  • Applications will generally be due from Feb 1-April 1 so do not delay. Plan and research now!

  • Much information is available on-line . . .

    • type "Archaeology Field School 2011" or "Archaeological Field School 2011" into a search engine

  • Interesting/Useful Links:

For Questions and Information Contact:

Jen Jennifer E. Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota 55812


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