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Field School Information

 

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Sydney Hanson and Piyawit Moonkham participating in summer excavation in Thailand. 2016

In order to be competive in today’s growing work force students must gain hands-on experience. The Department of Anthropology strongly encourages its students to¬†obtain some field experience in one of the Anthropological subdisciplines. One way for students to do this is through a field school.

 

A field school is primarily for the training of undergraduate or graduate students. For around six or eight weeks in the summer, a small band of students is taken into the field and shown how to dig, given lectures, sometimes an exam, sometimes a project of some sort. The students get credit and training that way, starting them off in a career in archaeology.

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PO Box 644910
Pullman, WA 99164-4910
Phone: 509.335.3441
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