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Hi Guys

I am a UK citizen (from Cornwall to be precise) looking to work and live in the states for an extended period of time or, initially, 3 to 6 months. I have a degree in Archaeology and Masters in Landscape Archaeology. I have specialist training in Geographical Information Systems, Geophysical Prospection and Total Station / surveying work. I have also had digging experience abroad in Greece, as well as the usual office work.

My understanding is I would be best coming in on H-1B or H3 visa if working. I have also been told a PhD would be a good idea but I would not know where to begin regarding funding, which I would need. If I went down the education route I would find the idea of studying something fresh like Mayan culture or something Meso- American related extremely appealing. Anyway I digress.

If there is anyone working in Cultural Resource Management or any profession looking to sponsor a British graduate from Bristol University I’m your man.

I really am keen to get out of the UK and broaden my horizons. I really like the states too.

Any advice gratefully received.

S.

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Hello! VisaJourney's area of "expertise," if you will, is marriage- and family-based visas. Very few of our members could advise you adequately on getting a work-based visa.

I would recommend you try www.britishexpats.com or www.diveintoamerica.com as both are tailored towards advising Brits on how to work through many different immigration processes, including work visas. Good luck. :)


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http://britishexpats.com/articles/usa/how-...ork-in-the-usa/

You can also try posting in the immigration of visa forum.

To put it bleakly your chances outside of the Educational environment are slim to nil, especially with such a specialism.

Many years ago when I had a trainee under my wings who had a Ist from Cambridge in Archaeology, trouble is there are many more graduates than paid positions. Very few can obtain paid employment in ther specialism.

If you can afford it your best bet I would expect would be to continue your education at a US Uni and then try for a year OPT with hopefully a full time job deriving from it.

Does your Uni have any tie ins with US Uni's that you could leverage?

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