Don't Stop Me Now: Launching Your Museum Career
9 November 2019, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Museums Association One-day Conference
How can you convert your studies into a career in museums, galleries or heritage? How can you get your first job in the sector? Looking to change careers? Get off to a flying start with Don’t Stop Me Now – the event for people looking for the top tips on getting their first job, from people who have done it themselves.
Museums are dynamic places to work, sharing knowledge, engaging with communities, and actively participating and impacting on society.
Choosing a career in museums is an exciting and significant decision. But navigating the different options and getting that all important first step on the ladder can feel daunting.
The Museums Association is here to help. This event is aimed at students and people seeking to work in museums, who want to find out more about their options and learn how they can have a positive impact in their career.
Through an informative and fun programme, learn from people working in the sector about how to start your career and take part in some of the vibrant and impactful work that museums are delivering.
Don’t Stop Me Now helps you consider new and different approaches to your career, giving practical advice and useful ideas to help you chart a path through the museums sector.
The day provides information on the range of careers available in museums, what they are looking for in new employees, and how you can make yourself stand out from the crowd to shape your own career.
The day includes:
• Inspirational keynotes
• Networking opportunities
• Practical advice on CVs and interview techniques and what museums want
• Career guidance
• Breakouts and discussions
The day will run from 1200 to 1800, with registration from 1100.
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£30 MA members
£45 non members
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