Topic ID #42719 - posted 10/3/2020 12:54 PM

Archeologist w/ Osteology experience looking for work. Willing to travel. Hard worker



AmberCaines

AMBER CAINES 
26853 Saxony Way
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
Cell: (606)748-1567
acaines96@gmail.com

WILLING TO TRAVEL 

CLEAN DRIVERS LICENSE

EDUCATION 
2015-2018 B.A. Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Ancient Civilizations
Graduation Date: December 2018 with honors

WORK EXPERIENCE
2019 Museum Experience Specialist (Cincinnati, OH)
Worked at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal with Gallery 
Activities. Supervising exhibits and guests for health and safety. Educating guests on history, science, and the arts. Teaching individuals of all ages, mostly 4-15 years old with hands on projects and SCOUTS programs. 

June-Aug 2018 Poulton Research Project Osteology Supervisor (Chester, England, UK) Served as an Osteology Supervisor teaching students how to identify and excavate human remains, while also teaching burial excavation from a medieval cemetery. Supervised them on techniques, terminology, health and safety, and record keeping. Taking records of sea level and grave cuts as well. 

FIELD SCHOOLS
Sep-Dec 2018 Volunteering in Parker Academy Lab at Northern Kentucky University for a Lab Analysis class. Working with ceramic pieces while identifying each, categorizing, analyzing, and reporting them. 

June-Aug 2017 Poulton Research Project Director: Kevin Cootes
Student at an archaeology field school in Chester, England, UK working with 
Roman ditches and a medieval grave yard. 

Aug-Dec 2017 NKU Mayerson Student Philanthropy Project 
Class project (ANT 328: Contemporary Issues in Anthropology) in collaboration 
with NKU’s Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement to better understand 
philanthropic giving, review of grant applications, and awarding of funds to 
nonprofit agencies in the Northern Kentucky Region with special emphasis on 
promoting Women in STEM programs.

May 2016 NKU Archaeological Field School Instructor: Dr. S. Jones 
Conducted at the Parker Academy, the site of a 19th century schoolhouse in New 
Richmond, Ohio. Excavation of 1sqft units and sifting of dirt. Finding many history artifacts from what might be the first integrated school for run away slaves and white childern. 

PRESENTATIONS 
2018 Caines, Amber and Burton, Kasey., Move Over Columbus: Viking Occupation in North America, poster presentation at NKU Celebration of Research and 
Creativity, April 2018. 

2017 Meyer, Katie., Meyer, Bonnie., and Caines, Amber., Urban Hacktivism, power 
point presentation at Come Together Kentucky Conference at the University of 
Kentucky, November 2017.

CERTIFICATIONS

2018-2020 CPR and First Aid certified 

AWARDS AND HONORS
2015-2018 NKU Educational Diversity Scholarship 
2015-2018 Eastern Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship 
2018 The Nick Snider LGBTQ+ Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award 
2017 LGBTQ+ Outstanding "Volunteering but Still Leading the Thing" Award 
2015-2017 NKU Dean’s List multiple semesters 
2016 NKU Scholar’s List 
2015 Eastern Kentucky Endowed Scholarship





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