Topic ID #29886 - posted 10/1/2013 2:51 PM

BS Michigan Grad Looking for Fieldwork Anywhere in the Country



kevinrgarrett

Kevin Garrett

27 McBride Ave.
White Plains, NY 10603
kgarrwp@umich.edu
9145482646
My name is Kevin Garrett.  I graduated from the University of Michigan with BS degrees in Anthropology and Earth and Environmental Sciences.  I am extremely enthusiastic and willing to work anywhere in the country.  I have done fieldwork in Colorado, Illinois, and France.  I have lab experience with lithics and with ceramics.  My resume is below.  Thank you for your time.


Education:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduated August 2013
Bachelor of Science Earth and Environmental Sciences
Bachelor of Science Anthropology

Experience:

Excavation Assistant
Les Cottés site, St. Pierre de Maillé, France Summer 2012
● Performed field and lab work on a Neanderthal site in western France for the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
● Excavated a cave with several archaeological layers dating from 36,000 years BP (Aurignacian culture) to 24,000 years BP (Gravettian culture).
● Learned to identify various types of stone tool based on morphology.
● Sorted artifacts down to a 2mm scale and labeled artifacts for cataloguing.

Lab Assistant
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Winter and Spring 2012
● Performed archaeology lab work under graduate student supervision.
● Cleaned, identified, sorted, and catalogued artifacts from Washausen, IL excavation.

Excavation Assistant
Washausen site, Waterloo, IL
Summer 2011
● Excavated a Mississippian site in southern Illinois with a University of Michigan graduate student while gaining experience working with a Total Station and learning to identify different strata in situ and excavate houses, hearths, and pit structures.
● Opened a new site using information obtained from a Ground Penetrating Radar survey.

Field School
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortex CO
Summer 2008
● Trained at a high school field school learning both excavation and lab work techniques on a Pueblo site.
● Studied the fundamentals of archaeological ethics while engaging significantly with local tribes.

Other:
● Member Sigma Gamma Epsilon Earth Sciences Fraternity at University of Michigan (Iota Chapter) in 2012.





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