Jobs and Skills in Underwater Archaeology

Jobs and Skills: The View from a Contemporary Graduate Student

Morgan Smith offers his best unsolicited, retrospective advice to those students pursuing archaeological research interests underwater. It is no secret that few job descriptions include underwater research and even fewer entail underwater excavation. Morgan delves into why it is important to focus on your archaeological roots and keep terrestrial excavation skills sharp. He backs it all up with quantifiable data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and drills down to jobs in anthropology and archaeology. Check out his blog. You might be surprised at what you’ll learn.