Topic ID #23583 - posted 10/1/2012 9:24 PM

MA with field experience looking for employment, willing to travel


Margaret Elisabeth Klejbuk

Campbell Hall, NY 10916


    To obtain a position that utilizes my skills and education as well as entailing a cultural and historic emphasis.


Durham University, graduated: 2011 with honors

Durham, United Kingdom

MA Historic Archaeology 

Fordham University, graduated: 2009

Bronx, New York

Awarded annual Presidential Scholarship

BA English; BA Anthropology


Field Archaeologist, Public Archaeology Laboratory; Pawtucket, RI

2012 - Present

Ora Elquist 

  • Worked successfully on a Phase III data recovery excavation.
  • Skills acquired: Soil analysis, mapping and drawing skills, cultural material analysis

Field Archaeologist, STRATA L.L.C.; Cragsmoor, New York

2012 - Present

Jim Turner

  • Worked successfully on Phase I and Phase II archaeological excavations.
  • Leadership:  When needed, offered guidance on reading the survey map, as well as collecting data and equipment at the end of the day.

Additional skills acquired:  Soil analysis, inputting data, cultural material analysis 

Photo Lab Supervisor, CVS/Pharmacy; Chester, New York

2009 - 2010; 2011 - 2012

Joe Mangione

  • Oral communication skills:  Trained team members how to use equipment in addition to verbally promoting weekly sales.
  • Leadership:  Motivated and encouraged team-building activities for a harmonious team.
  • Creative: Designed displays and advertisements to promote up-sells of merchandise and weekly sales.
  • Initiative: Resourceful, energetic, and flexible when it came to managing department, as well as conducting all necessary front store tasks.
  • Problem-solving: Successful in managing multiple tasks, as well as logically utilizing each team member’s talent.
  • Organizational skills:  Maintained a clean and productive photography department.

Field Archaeologist, Louis Berger Inc.; Charlottesville, Virginia


Rebecca Brodeur

  • Worked successfully on a Phase I archaeological excavation.

Additional skills acquired:  Shovel test pits, soil analysis


Volunteer/Student, University of Sheffield; Thornton Abbey, United Kingdom


  • Team Member:  Worked successfully with a team of ten whilst learning archaeological excavation methodology and skills. 
  • Willing to Learn:  Motivated and enthusiastic to learn correct archaeological procedures, developed thinking regarding artefact findings and identifications.

Additional skills acquired: Surveying, mapping, planning, measuring, filling out archaeological reports

Volunteer, New York State Archaeology Association; Goshen, New York

2009 - Present

  • Energetic: Eagerly listened and asked questions regarding to site and American archaeological procedures.
  • Committed:  Attended weekly Phase I excavations throughout 2010 and monthly meetings.
  • Networking Skills:  Attended annual NY State Conference in 2010 where I interacted and engaged in meeting established professionals in the field.

Additional skills acquired: Shovel pit testing, measuring grids, cataloging finds

Student Researcher, Fordham University; Bronx, New York

2009 - 2010

Professor Kimberly Consroe

  • Independent worker:  Researched NAGPRA and assisted with simplifying the law for first year archaeology students. 


  • Task and detail orientated
  • Resourceful
  • Able to work under pressure/deadlines 
  • Independent worker
  • Written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills


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