Ask the ArchaeologistOur 2016 placement programme is now closed and we are busy planning some exciting opportunities to get involved in the Trust in 2017.

Details of the placements on offer will be available on this page by December 2017.

To give placements a high quality experience, offering them focused support; placements will be offered through a set application period December 2016 – mid-January 2017. We regret we are unable to accept applications outside of this period.

We will meet with those people we may have a suitable place for once the application period closed, after which point we will be able to allocate and confirm the placements.

Our Viking Festival placements will be hosted February 20th – 26th 2017 and our main placement programme will offer involvement from April and October 2017.

All our placements are open to anyone aged 18 or above. For anyone under 18 years of age we offer work experience via the NYBEP (North Yorkshire Business & Education Partnership) scheme which offers York schools opportunities to get involved in the Trust. Details of this scheme are available in all participating schools and colleges.

A copy of frequently asked questions can be downloaded here.

If you have any questions please send an email to The email is not regularly checked outside of application periods so, for if your enquiry is urgent outside of this period please contact us on JORVIK 01904 543419.

For anyone seeking on-going opportunities please do also take a look at We have a range of roles involved in areas such as interpretation, events, costume making and more.