The Best Archaeology Job Boards

Finding a job in archaeology can feel a little bit daunting at times. Where do you look? What kind of job do you want? Who is hiring? These are all questions that we ask ourselves when looking for jobs. While you can always check out sites like LinkedIn, Monster, or Indeed, there are better, industry... Continue Reading →

Horror Stories and How We Survived – Repost

The episode originally aired on March 5, 2017. On this episode, Chelsi Slotten, Emily Long, and Deidra Black share the types of horror stories that can happen in the lab or field and how we survived each situation. We also share fun shark facts for no other reason than the fact that sharks are interesting.

Engaged Archaeology Book Review and Interview

Join Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez as we bring in two of the editors of "Engaged Archaeology in the Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico," Dr. Sara Herr and Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin, to discuss their new book. We discuss how archaeologists can create an engaged archaeological practice. We explore what engaged archaeology is, what that means... Continue Reading →

The PERIOD Episode – Repost

This episode originally aired on December 10, 2017 - Enjoy! On this episode we discuss PERIODS! A lot of us have them, they can be really inconvenient, and dealing with them in the field is often less straightforward than normal. We discuss pros and cons of the various products on the market, how to deal... Continue Reading →

The Dirt Crossover Episode!

Cohosts of The Dirt Podcast, Anna and Amber join Women in Archaeology hosts Chelsi, Kirsten, and Emily, to discuss the creepy and creature-y field and lab stories! From bugs, parasites, large herbivores to omnivores and beyond, take a listen to the fun, dreadful, and heeby-jeebies we've had over the years. Plus, camel facts! Take a... Continue Reading →

The Archaeology Tools Guide

By Chelsi Slotten Archaeologists use a lot of different tools when excavating. These will differ depending on the geographical area you are working in, the site conditions, and the type of archaeology you are doing.  For example, a lot of bioarchaeologists (aka archaeologists who study bones) have dental picks in their toolkit, which other archaeologists... Continue Reading →

Maintaining Long Distance Relationships – Repost

This episode originally aired on April 2, 2017. On this episode hosts Dr. Chelsi Slotten, Emily Long, and Kirsten Lopez discuss some of the difficulties in making friends with different crews during a field season and maintaining those relationships when you all go home. They also talk about the difficulties of maintaining relationships with close... Continue Reading →

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