Sheffield Archaeology graduate completes the University of Sheffield Graduate Internship Programme

Greer Dewdney has spent 6 months working as an intern on the Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project

Greer Dewdney, who completed her BA Archaeology with Employment Experience with us in 2015, has spent the last 6 months in the Archaeology Department working full time as intern for the Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project. Her position was made possible through the Graduate Internship Programme.

The University of Sheffield's Graduate Internship programme is a paid, full time placement available to recent University of Sheffield graduates. In addition to an exciting project-based role within a University department, interns also benefit from a dedicated skills development programme focus on development of employability skills. This year 24 graduates were hired to work across professional services and academic departments.

Greer’s work with the Rothwell Charnel Chapel Project involved her working on a variety of project activities including researching 3D visualisation techniques in archaeology, organising a series of public talks and events in the Church at Rothwell and coordinating research activities including the radiocarbon dating of some of the bones.

Greer has been an invaluable addition to the project team and her enthusiasm and skills will be very much missed. You can read more about her experiences as a Graduate Intern on Greer’s blog.

Greer’s research on 3D visualisation techniques in archaeology contributed to a conference paper about the 3D scanning of the ossuary, which was delivered at the Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology meeting in Oslo in April, 2016.

Happily, Greer will be staying at Sheffield to continue her postgraduate studies - she is beginning our MSc Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology this September.

Greer talks about her undergraduate experiences studying Archaeology at Sheffield

Human skeletal remains at the Rothwell charnel chapel