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Looking for fieldwork opportunities?
Want to take part in an archaeological field school in Virginia or abroad? Whether you are an archaeology major or graduate student, a student focusing in another area, or an interested volunteer, this page gives you some resources to get you started on the search for the perfect field work experience. As a first step, however, it is recommended that you take a few minutes to fill out our Field School Self Evaluation. This will give you a better idea of how and where to find the best field school fit for you.
Resources for finding field schools and fieldwork
Virginia field schools
Colonial Williamsburg Field School (College of William & Mary)
Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Field School (University of Virginia)
Monticello Archaeological Field School (University of Virginia)
Montpelier Archaeology Field School (James Madison University)
Polar Forest Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology (University of Virginia)
Sources of fieldwork funding for students
Interested in a virtual field school?
The Interdisciplinary Archaeology Program provides funding for students who wish to complete virtual field schools. We especially recommend courses hosted by the University of Reading, including their virtual field school at the Vale of Pewsey near Stonehenge and Avebury.