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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • field archaeologist
  • artefact analyst
  • lab technician
  • collections curator
  • historical preservation specialist
  • technical writer
  • archaeological site surveyor
  • cultural heritage assessor
  • GIS specialist
  • program director
  • public archaeologist
  • forensic analyst
  • community relations coordinator
  • crime scene investigator
  • exhibit designer
  • geoarchaeologist
  • historical interpreter
  • librarian
  • tour/park guide
  • underwater archaeologist
  • urban planner

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • professional archaeological consulting companies
  • professional engineering firms with archaeology departments
  • educational institutions
  • government
  • heritage foundations
  • municipalities
  • museums
  • parks/historical sites
  • development/non-profit organizations
  • libraries/archives
  • research firms
  • market research firms
  • media organizations

"The small size of the department provides for teaching and research experiences that are difficult to attain at larger institutions. Whether or not graduates plan to pursue a career in archaeology, the program offers a broad interdisciplinary foundation in theory and method suitable for a variety of pursuits upon graduation."

– Duncan Williams (BA '15)


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