Current Opportunities

Jobs, Field Schools, Internships, and Research Opportunities
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SWCA is hiring archaeologists!

Put your BA in Anthropology to work right now! As of posting, there are 16 job openings. Offices are located in Arlington, Austin, and San Antonio. Scan the QR code for more information.

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UTA Archaeology Field School

This field school will take place on Way Ranch in San Marcos, Texas – a large, private property along the Blanco River. Students will be taught basic archaeological survey, excavation, and laboratory methods and will receive training in mapping using a Total Station. Apply for the class by February 15th

Transylvania Bioarchaeology Field School 2022

Bioarchaeology Field School in Transylvania!

Transylvania Bioarchaeology and the Romanian Institute of Archaeology and Art History (Cluj-Napoca) announce the 2022 Summer Bioarchaeology/Forensic Archaeology training program! This is a 5-week structured and comprehensive participant-centred program that teaches both the excavation of human skeletal remains (inhumations and cremations) and full suite of post-excavation analysis. This includes a 5-day field trip through Transylvania, exploring archaeological sites, cities, medieval churches, glacial lakes in the Carpathian Mountains, the bear sanctuary, and Dracula’s castle and birthplace! Application deadline is rolling until all available spaces are filled, however early applications are advised to avoid disappointment. Academic transcripts are available to students at no additional cost and may be used for academic credit subject to approval from the home institution.


This program provides an unique opportunity to conduct extensive hands-on training and research on an exceptional well preserved medieval cemetery, with in situ remains dating from the 11th to the 18th century.

Mortuary Archaeology Field School

Slavia Poland 2022

Learn bioarchaeology and archaeological field techniques at the 11th century cemetery at Giecz, Poland. Students get hands-on experience in recovery of human remains. Academic credit is available. To earn credit toward your UTA degree, you must request this in advance through the Department Advisor.

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New Baylor PhD in Anthropology of Health

Baylor University is offering a new PhD program in the Anthropology of Health with cross-disciplinary training in biomedical, medical, and applied anthropology to prepare graduates for jobs in academia, research, business and industry, government, and other vocations. Students are guaranteed five years of full funding (tuition, stipend, and health insurance) in addition to travel and research support.

Montana Americorps

1700 Natural and Cultural Steward Positions

Serve with Montana State Park AmeriCorps (MSPA) in Big Sky Country! Protect these special places for future generations and share your passion of natural and cultural history with the public. From awe inspiring buffalo jumps to crystal clear lakes to following the trail of explorers Lewis and Clark, our members will ensure that Montana’s parks remain significant, accessible, and relevant to local, national, and international visitors. Term of Service: January 18- November 18, 2022. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until 12-10-2021.

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Openings for Field Archaeologists and Crew Chiefs

Accepting applications for a project in the Fishlake National Forest, Utah. Anticipated start April 1, 2022. Full-time, pedestrian survey, camping, historic and prehistoric sites, GPS mapping. Positions are project based, but may extend. Qualified applicants must be able to hike at least 8 miles per day in difficult terrain and varying weather with a 20-30lb pack. Minimally, a B.A./B.S. degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a related field required. At least 6 months experience in archaeological survey preferred. Crew chief candidates must be permittable with the BLM in Utah, Great Basin permit area.

HDR Archaeology Crew Chief

Archaeological Crew Chiefs are responsible for managing archaeological survey crews and site documentation, which includes feature and artifact identification and analyses; performing shovel test pits (STPs); site descriptions; photographs; and mapping. Crew Chiefs must possess the technical knowledge to supervise archaeological field technicians who are required to perform the following tasks in the field. BA and experience as CRM technician required. For Part-Time Position, search for job #163599. For full-time position, search for job #158450.

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Academic credit for internships and non-UTA field schools is available if requested in advance.

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