Topic ID #38259 - posted 4/19/2017 11:30 AM

BA graduate seeking field tech. position in Northeast or Mid-Atlantic region


My name is Lydia Conaway. I am currently seeking a paid position as a field technician in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic region. I recently graduated from UMass Boston with a BA in History and Archaeology. I completed a field school on Achill Island in Co. Mayo, Ireland last summer. And I also have had some lab experience while volunteering in my professor's lab. Below is my abbreviated resume and list of references.


University of Massachusetts- Boston, MA  (Fall 2012- Graduated Fall 2016)- BA in History & Archaeology

Achill Archaeological Field School- Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland (Summer 2016)

Middlesex Community College- Bedford, MA (2011-2012)

Lexington High School- Lexington, MA (Graduated 2009)


Excellent verbal communication skills

Proficient computers skills with Microsoft Office

Strong interest in educating others

Ability to write comprehensive research documentation and reports

Familiarity with AUTOCAD and Photoshop cs6 software

Work Experience:
Gray & Pape- Burriville, RI
    Archaeological Field Technician (June- July 2017)

Central Kitchen- Cambridge, MA

Server (February 2016- Present)

El Pelon Taqueria- Fenway & Brighton

Counter Staff and Catering Manager (September 2013- March 2016)

Flour Bakery- South Boston

Counter Staff/Barista (Summer 2013)

Upper Crust Pizzeria - Wellesley

Counter Staff/ Manager on Duty (September 2011- February 2012)

Volunteer Experience:

University of Massachusetts Boston (Spring 2014-Fall 2015)

I worked in Professor Silliman’s archaeology lab, sorting, and organizing samples from previous digs conducted with the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation in CT.

Introduction to Speed Skating Coach (Spring 2007 – 2010)

Baystate Speed Skating Club

My responsibilities were to educate and demonstrate the fundamentals of speed skating to a wide range of participants.


Stuart Rathbone

Achill Archaeological Field School Director


Tim Sieber

University of Massachusetts (Boston) Faculty- Capstone Course Professor


Jason Cool

General Manager of Central Kitchen

Personal Contact Info:    


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