Activities & Opportunities

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS : The Center for Archaeology organizes seminars, invited lectures, and conferences
throughout the year. These events are open  to all students. Details may be found on our events page.

Our undergraduate email list sends notices of summer fieldwork and funding opportunities, as well as other events and activities of interest to undergraduates. Sign up here.

Information on the Ralph and Rose Solecki Award, given to the student who has contributed the most to the archaeological community at Columbia in any year.

Field Trip


Learn to excavate, record historic  architecture, carry out field survey, or work  as an intern in one of the many museums in the city. The Center for Archaeology website lists international field projects run by Columbia faculty, and also provides information and resources on fieldwork and internships in the US and abroad.

Current opportunities and positions are also posted on the CUAC website as they are advertised.

Archaeology majors can apply for competitively awarded summer funding towards the cost of fieldwork projects.


Archaeology students are often found in the Lab (954 Scherm. Ext.) working on thesis projects or during open lab hours on Friday afternoons during semester. Come and see what our students are up to. More information here.


The CCA inaugurated the annual North American Theoretical Archaeology Group conference, hosting the first meeting at Columbia. TAG encourages participation by students and the CCA offers a scholarship for students giving their first paper at TAG.

Find out more information about the next meeting

  1200 Amsterdam Ave.
MC 5523
New York, NY 10027
  (212) 854-1390