Topic ID #25509 - posted 12/13/2012 3:50 PM

Seeking field/lab work and/or internship


I am pursuing a career as an Archaeologist and am seeking a position that will allow an expansion of my knowledge, skills, and experience in the world of professional Archaeology. 


Seattle Pacific University; Seattle, WA                                      January 2010- December 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, concentration in Archaeology (minor)

Related course work:  Statistics, Globalization and Social Change Seminar, Gender in the Global Context, Medical Sociology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Archaeological Lab Techniques.

Ecomuseo de Cap de Cavalleria; Es Mercadal, Menorca, Spain            October 2009

Field school: Introduction to excavation techniques, lab techniques, and cataloging and classifying pottery. History of the Roman empire in relation to the site and of the island itself were also part of the course.

Work Experience­­­­

Charles Jackson and Jeanne Nicholson- Moses Lake, WA; General Labor        February – June 2012

·     Installing tin siding on existing walls.

·     Breaking and pouring concrete.

·     Installing plywood and insulation to existing and newly built walls and ceiling.

GU Cancer Research Lab, University of Washington- Seattle, WA; Lab Assistant         June- December 2011

·     Freezer Inventory- Checking written and other printed sources against what was found in the freezer itself and making any necessary changes in the lab database (MS Access and Excel)

·     Aliquoting Samples- Patient samples for blood and plasma were separated via centrifuge, put into vials for storage and/or use by researchers.

·     Lab Clean-up- Reusable dishes were washed, bio-hazardous material (lab waste) had to be autoclaved, other general cleanliness tasks- mopping, counter wipe downs etc.

Woodinville Printing Company- Woodinville, WA; Delivery Driver/ Bindery   October 2005- December 2008

·     Driving local deliveries to the customer destination as well as any outsourced work(s) to other companies. The range driven was the Greater Seattle Area (roughly Lynnwood/Everett to Kent and Seattle to North Bend).

·     Bindery work consisted of folding, stapling, cutting paper (business cards and/or stock for press), separating in to sets (i.e. greeting cards with equal amounts of envelopes), shrink-wrapping, binding (coil and comb) and filing completed job information.

·     Shipping and Receiving: shipped both UPS and FedEx.


Knowledge of MS Excel, and Powerpoint. Limited knowledge of MS Access, Excellent verbal communication skills, fair skill in writing, quite personable.


Neil Armand, Woodinville Printing Company- 425 487 2679

Jennifer Noteboom, GU Cancer Research Lab- 206 543 1461

Please feel free to call or e-mail.

Alex Furrow

+1 (425) 765 8752


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