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Title: Archaeologist


1
Archaeologist
  • Purified (Mecca) Hill
  • Mr. Handy 8-1
  • May 23, 2008

2
Job Responsibilities
  • Archaeologists conduct scientific studies of
    material remains to uncover facts about history.
  • Research is a major activity, and various methods
    are used to assemble facts and construct
    theories.
  • Information collection involves the analysis of
    historical artifacts, records and documents

3
Skills Needed
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity are
    fundamental traits. Training in statistics and
    mathematics, and the ability to use computers for
    research are key.
  • Objectivity, open-mindedness and systematic work
    habits are important in all types of social
    science research.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    are essential.

4
Education and Experience
  • GS-7 1 year of graduate-level education or
    superior academic achievement 1 year equivalent
    to at least GS-5
  • GS-9 2 years of progressively higher level
    graduate education leading to a master's degree
    or master's or equivalent graduate degree 1 year
    equivalent to at least GS-7
  • GS-11 3 years of progressively higher level
    graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or
    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree 1 year
    equivalent to at least GS-9
  • GS-12 and above  1 year equivalent to at least
    next lower grade level

5
Professional Outlook
  • Overall employment of social scientists is
    expected to grow 10 to 20 percent for all
    occupations through 2008. Prospects are best for
    those with advanced degrees.
  • Government agencies, social service
    organizations, marketing, research and consulting
    firms, and a wide range of businesses seek social
    science graduates, although often in jobs with
    titles not related to their academic disciplines.
    Social scientists will face stiff competition for
    academic positions.
  • Social science's growing importance and
    popularity in secondary schools is strengthening
    the demand for social science teachers.

6
Why I Like this Career
  • I like this career as a archaeologist because it
    pays a good salary.
  • Ill get a chance to study ancient history and
    discover fossils and dinosaur bones.

7
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Citations
  • http//jobprofiles.monster.com/Content/job_content
    /JC_Science/JSC_ScienceGeneral/copy_of_JOB_Archaeo
    logist/jobzilla_html
  • http//www.wapa.gov/quickhire/00193.htm
  • http//aol.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDet
    ails.aspx?job_didJ3G55T73N3WFPPW1S4T
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