What were your main roles and responsibilities during the course of your internship?
I assisted with the geophysical survey in the Bishop’s Palace gardens. This involved laying out grids, carrying out both Resistivity and Magnetometry surveys. I was then responsible for sorting out the visual results for the written report.
What would you say was your biggest achievement over the course of your internship?
I gained confidence in carrying out 2 types of geophysical surveys, both key for professional archaeological work.
What benefits did your internship bring to your employer?
I was able to assist Professor Creighton in one of his research projects, helping him save time as he transitions to head of the department.
What skills were you able to develop through the internship?
Strategic planning, teamwork and collaboration, degree specific skills
What attributes were you able to develop through the internship?
Confidence and independence