Archaeologist

Archaeologists spend a lot of time in the field researching, digging and studying archaeological objects such as pottery, weapons, coins, or human remains. They also document sites using drawings, detailed notes and photos, interpret observations by grouping, definition and classification. They use computer applications such as computer-aided design (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS) to document and interpret finds, sites and landscapes.

RUDDERLY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Professionals from the industry take you under their wing. Personalised 1-1 mentorship

1 ON 1 TIME WITH SUCCESSFUL PROFESSIONALS ACROSS INDUSTRIES

IMMERSIVE  MENTORSHIP STRUCTURE WITH A REAL WORLD ASSIGNMENT, TO GIVE YOU A SNEAK PEAK

BECOME A MENTOR

GIVE

BACK

FLEXIBLE TIMING

ALTERNATE

INCOME

Oops.. we don't seem to have mentors for this career 

100s of mentors are added each week. Check back soon

KEY SKILLS

  • Enthusiasm

  • Attention to detail

  • Organised

  • Self-motivation

  • Communication

  • Patience

  • Analytical

  • Adventurous

PROS

  • It involves extensive travel

  • You examine various cultures

  • The opportunities in this field are numerous as well as versatile

  • You develop various set of skills, such as survival skills

  • Your job contributes to creating and preserving history of not just a county, but of civilisations and cultures

CONS

  • There are not many colleges that offer this course

  • It is a very physically demanding job. Staying in remote locations, travelling every month, may sound very adventurous initially, but in time it could be very difficult to cope up with the physical nature of the job

  • The constant travel may lead to an unstable family life

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Museums

  • Heritage Manager

  • Tourism

  • Education

  • Research

  • You can never watch Indiana Jones too many times 

  • Everyday should be an adventure for you

  • You have a deep appreciation for diverse cultures

  • You don't mind getting your shoes dirty every once in a while

  • You derive self-satisfaction in discovering every facet of History

KEY OPPORTUNITIES

  • Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

  • University of Cambridge

  • Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)

Books

Podcasts

Networking Groups

Interesting Facts about the career

GET TO KNOW 
RUDDERLY BETTER

Plans & Subscriptions

Assessment 

Careers 

Mentor Community 

Become a Mentor

Career Forum

Podcast & Live Content

  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Details

©2020 by Rudderly