The Publishing Process for Beginners: Start to Finish: PDF handout from the AJA's presentation at the workshop "The Publishing Process for Beginners: Start to Finish" at the 2011 AIA Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
Publishing in Classical Archaeology: Tips for the Timid: PDF of a talk given by Tracey Cullen (Editor, Hesperia) at the workshop "The Publishing Process for Beginners: Start to Finish" at the 2011 AIA Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
The AJA on LinkedIn: An informal group where scholars, professionals, and anyone with an interest in the field can connect and discuss archaeology and related fields. You must have a LinkedIn account.
Academia.edu: An academic social networking site. Create a profile to share your papers and follow the work of other scholars in your field.
Personal Snapshot: One View of a Career in Archaeology: By Andrea M. Berlin, Boston University.
Job Listings: Compiled by the AIA. Includes academic openings as well as field positions worldwide.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: For 2010–2011, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The section on social sciences gives helpful information on a career in the social sciences, including archaeology, and outlines the types of jobs available, income expectations, work environment, and much else.
Placement Service: From the AIA and American Philological Association (APA). This service is for AIA and APA members.
Register of Professional Archaeologists: A listing of archaeologists who have agreed to abide by an explicit code of conduct and standards of research performance, who hold a graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, art history, classics, history, or another germane discipline, and who have substantial practical experience.
How to Get an Article Accepted at American Anthropologist (or Anywhere): This piece by American Anthropologist Editor-in-Chief Tom Boellstorf is sound advice for anyone preparing an academic paper.
How to Give a Bad Conference Talk: By Michael E. Smith. A part of any career in archaeology and classics is delivering papers at conferences. This post reminds us of the dos and don'ts. See also his post about how to choose a journal when you are submitting a paper for publication.
Frequently Asked Questions About a Career in Archaeology in the U.S.: By David L. Carlson, Texas A&M University. An outline of the various types of careers in archaeology and how to pursue them. (Some of the links on this page are out of date.)
Do I Have to Get Tenure?: A thoughtful post from Alice Domurat Dreger about the pressures of academic success and making the right decisions for you personally.
Using Images in Teaching and Publications: From the American Philological Association. A guide on using images effectively in the classroom and in published work. Includes a list of websites that offer downloadable digital images, many free to use.