Paid Summer Jobs for Students

Foynes to Limerick Road (including Adare Bypass)

Get your hands dirty gaining practical experience in archaeological field work this summer!

Learn through mentoring and competency training. 

Main Duties:

  • Excavation and recording of features as per AMS standards and guidelines  
  • Accurate data entry of site records 
  • Maintain the highest health and safety requirements all times 
  • Liaise with Supervisor and Site Director 
  • Maintenance and care of site areas and equipment 
  • Contribute to and supports positive morale on site 
  • Be professional and polite at all times and upholds the standards, values and reputation of AMS in all team, client and public interactions 
  • Artefact and environmental processing work as required 

About You

  • A positive and enthusiastic person interested in an exciting career opportunity with a forward-thinking company
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as on your own
  • Studying archaeology or a related subject at university


Students (over 18) in education progressing at stages:

  • €550 plus €50 subs
  • €575 plus €50 subs
  • €600 plus €50 subs

Postgrads with career progression:

  • €600 plus €50 subs
  • €640 plus €50 subs
  • €660 plus €50 subs

Training, mentoring and professional development provided.

Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) also provided.

To Apply

Fill in the form on this page by close of business, Friday 29 March 2024.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need a current SafePass card to start on site. You can attend one of the following SafeTech training sessions:

Sligo Safe Pass – 4th April –

Dublin Safe Pass – 17th April –

Cork Safe Pass – 18th April –

Galway Safe Pass – 25th April –

Sligo Safe Pass – 2nd May –

When booking online, please use the code “AMS20” to receive a €20 discount on the SafePass application fee.

Recruitment process

AMS reserve the right to short list applicants based on the information provided in the application form.

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We are an equal opportunities employer.