Archaeology PodCast Network Field School Edition #56.1 and #56.1.1.

I was recently a guest on the Archaeology Podcast Network  for a special episode they did on Field Schools in late March and completely forgot to plug it! It is a great episode, #56.1, and you can listen to it here:  http://shovelbums.net/l/fspodcast The entire podcast is excellent (as are all that the APN produces), but if you are in a hurry right now there are some nice highlights at: 56:35 - Find the best field school you can 58:30 - Don’t sleep with you professors (and vice-versa) 1:00:20 - Don’t get crazy with your drinking and do NOT car surf. You do NOT want to wake up in a 3rd world hospital (from personal experience). 1:02:10 - Do NOT be a dick. The connections you make and people you meet in field school are still going to be there 40 years from now if you stay in the career. Also be sure to listen to...
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Last call for summer 2015 Field Schools

Folks,  Final grades are being tallied. This is your last chance to get OUT of a job this summer and instead sell your family on the fact you are expanding your education!  Seriously. If you can make it work. Go to a field school. It will change your life. As an added bonus I was recently a guest on the Archaeology Podcast Network for a special they did on Field Schools in late March and completely forgot to plug it! It is a great episode, #56.1, and you can listen to it here:  http://shovelbums.net/l/fspodcast The entire podcast is excellent (as are all that the APN produces), but if you are in a hurry right now there are some nice highlights at: 56:35 - Find the best field school you can 58:30 - Don’t sleep with you professors (and vice-versa) 1:00:20 - Don’t get crazy with your drinking and do NOT car surf. You do NOT...
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Short on students? Want your field school featured/profiled in the next 2015 ShovelBums Field School Directory?

I am putting out the next edition of the ShovelBums Field School Directory tomorrow. If you have already submitted your field school to ShovelBums (or are going to by tonight) and are short on reaching the target number of students you need, or you just want to wave your project flag, and would like your school featured in this edition of the ShovelBums field school newsletter, drop me a note with:   The title of your field school How many positions you have left Deadline for application  Any scholarship or tuition subsidies your program offers An introductory gee-whiz paragraph to get the students attention (see example below) Up to two pages of more in-depth text that extolls the virtues of why your program rocks ~1-5 photos.   Please send the information in just plain text. I will format it to fit my content.     Example introductory paragraph   13th annual Plaquemines Parish Raw Sewage...
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