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Archaeology. Tom Davie Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre. Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre Durham University 49 New Elvet Durham DH1 3PF Tel: 0191 334 1430. www.durham.ac.uk/careers/. How can we help?. Career planning advice Reports and contacts

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Archaeology

Archaeology

Tom Davie

Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre


Archaeology

Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre

Durham University

49 New Elvet

Durham

DH1 3PF

Tel: 0191 334 1430

www.durham.ac.uk/careers/


How can we help

How can we help?

  • Career planning advice

  • Reports and contacts

  • CVs & Application advice

  • Interview preparation

  • Assessment centre help

  • IT resources – Prospects Planner; My Potential

  • Information on occupations

  • Information on employers

  • Employer fairs

  • Employer presentations

  • Work Experience/part – time work


Skills gained in your archaeology degree

Skills gained in your Archaeology degree

  • Attention to detail

  • Research - different forms of methodology

  • Work independently

  • Ability to manage/organise/absorb large and diverse amounts of information

  • Condense facts, ideas, arguments into reports – written communication

  • Present information, results – oral communication

  • Interpret, critically analyse and challenge premises

  • Problem solving

  • Collate data/statistics

  • See both sides of a ‘story’

  • Others????


Archaeology

Transferable skills as well as academic ability

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  • Planning

  • Time management

  • Independence/self reliance

  • Achievement through adversity

  • Communication

  • Team approaches

  • Qualities any

  • employer will be looking for


Some durham archaeology destinations

Some Durham Archaeology destinations

  • Project Archaeologist – Archus (Sheffield University)

  • Archaeologist – North Pennine Archaeology

  • Field Archaeologist – Network Archaeology, Lincoln

  • Assistant Conservator – National Museum of Ireland, Dublin Assistant to House Manger – National Trust

  • Artefacts Conservation Assistant – Birmingham Science Museum

  • Conservation Technician – UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

  • Conservation Assistant – Bayle museum, Bridlington

  • Storage Co-ordinator – Imperial War Museum

  • Sculpture Conservation Internship – Tate, London

  • Archaeological Excavation Assistant - Kuwati Nation Council for Culture, Arts and Letters

  • Collections + Exhibitions Officer – Macclesfield Museum of Silk

  • Curator – Northend Trust, Kings Lynn

  • Assistant Inspector of ancient monuments – English Heritage

  • Project Archaeologist – Cotswold Archaeology

  • Site Assistant (excavation, recording, planning) – Cambridge County Council

  • Excavator – Tyne and Wear Museums

  • Finds Specialist – Historic Environment Service, Cornwall

  • Digital Mapping Coordinator – Hughes

  • Production Assistant – TVNorge

  • Water Project Manager - Dig Deep (Africa)

  • Business Consultant in Financial Services – Ernst and Young


Further study

Further study?

Heritage studies

Museum Studies

Library and Information Management

Journalism

TEFL/TESOL

Law conversion

MA’s + PhD’s : Literature of Conflict; Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature;

Philosophy

Management

PGCE

But more than 40% of job opportunities are open to graduates of any discipline…skills

matter…


Arts and heritage

Arts and heritage?

  • Museums

  • Heritage Centres

  • Art Galleries

  • Local Authorities – including archives and libraries

  • Civil Service – including English Heritage

  • Universities

  • Tourism

  • Theatres

  • Cinemas

  • Charities

  • National Trust and other conservation organisations

  • Private galleries/museums

  • Auctioneers – Sotheby's, Christie's et al

  • Art Insurance

  • Media


Job roles

Job roles

  • Curator – museum, heritage centres, academic, auction/antiques, archaeologist. . .

  • Galleries Assistants – working your way up…

  • Conservator – museums, antiques, private practice. .

  • Collections manager – museum, stock management…

  • Archivist

  • Librarian

  • Education worker – museum, art gallery, school, community education . . .

  • Arts administrator – public sector, auditoriums…

  • Visitor/venue services – leisure industry, operations manager

  • Exhibitions officer – arts management, events management . . .

  • Fundraiser – other not for profit (e.g. charity), commercial sector . . .

  • Administrator - arts management…

  • Finance director/accountant – accountancy…

  • Legal/company secretary – legal, chartered secretary …

  • Journalism

  • Marketing – PR, advertising,. . .


Useful sources of information

Useful sources of information

  • www.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/archaeological_conservator_job_description.jsp

  • www.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/archaeological_museum_keeper_job_description.jsp

  • www.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/archaeologist_job_description.jspwww.lgjobs.co.uk

  • www.archaeologists.net/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=1 – Institute of Field Archaeologists

  • www.babao.org.uk/Linkspage.htm

  • www.britarch.ac.uk

  • www.archaeologists.net

  • www.britarch.ac.uk/archabroad

  • www.archaeology.co.uk

  • www.museumsassociation.org

  • http://greenvolunteers.com/arkeo/

  • www.civilservice.gov.uk/jobs/index.aspx

  • www.lgcareers.com

  • www.findamasters.com

  • www.findaphd.com

  • www.kent.ac.uk/careers/workin/archaeology.htm


Resources

Resources

  • www.engage.org/home/index.aspx

  • www.museumsassociation.org

  • www.museumjobs.com/uk/

  • www.artscouncil.org.uk/

  • www.gallery-jobs.org/

  • www.artsjobs.org.uk/

  • www.cilip.org.uk

  • www.archives.org.uk/

  • www.cultureworks.info/

  • http://interculturalarts.co.uk/

  • www.artsculturemediajobs.com

  • www.ngdp.co.uk

  • www.lgcareers.com

  • www.lgjobs.com

  • www.jobs.ac.uk

  • www.civilservice.gov.uk/jobs/index.aspx

  • www.english-heritage.org.uk/


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