After Sweet Briar

The interdisciplinary nature of the program encourages students to pursue independent research, field experience, and internships. These provide invaluable training and experience for students and their careers after graduation.

What can you do with a degree in archaeology and ancient studies?

  • Many graduates pursue graduate study in archaeology or a related field. Recent alumnae have gone onto programs in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology; Library Sciences and Curatorial Services; Public Humanities; Medieval History; Classical Archaeology; and law school.
  • Recent graduates have had great success obtaining jobs in the field archaeology, cultural resource management, historical museums, community programming and outreach, and library archives.