As an archaeologist, you probably care deeply about researching and protecting the past- whether that’s through commercial archaeology- helping ensure building regulations are met; community archaeology - helping connect the public to the past and raising the profile and importance of heritage; or perhaps you’re interested in heritage protection in a more literal sense- working to … Continue reading Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading- could you make a difference?….
If you're interested in working in any of the following sectors: Media, journalism & publishing Arts & heritage Environment & sustainability you can't afford to miss our Working in... event next week. Date: Thursday 26 February Time: 6.15pm - 8.30pm Venue: Physics & Exhibition Centre. The evening starts with three question & answer panels (running simultaneously), … Continue reading Working in…
CAREERS BLOG: Museum cuts – what would you do?
Blog written by Kate Copland, Careers Adviser, Careers Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you are probably aware that there have been many financial cuts made to public funding. The Heritage and Culture sector has been hit particularly hard, as many local authorities are taking the view that things like museums, libraries and … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Museum cuts – what would you do?
Working in museums today
In November 2013, the National Railway Museum held a conference for York students exploring how to develop and sustain a career within the museum sector. A variety of roles were showcased as well as discussion on current issues affecting museums and what skills the sector needs for the future. The 4 key messages: 1. You … Continue reading Working in museums today
CAREER NUGGET: Do museums present truths or opinions?
A recent blog by director of museums and public engagement at UCL, questions whether the authorship of museum text should be revealed. So “instead [of ] the ‘voice of the museum’ presented as objective truth”, the author could be identified and the evidence / sources /interpretations made clearer- highlighting this is an opinion (albeit an … Continue reading CAREER NUGGET: Do museums present truths or opinions?
Heritage & Culture event 11 May (Week 3)
Don't miss the Careers in Heritage & Culture event on Tuesday 11th May. Read on to find out more...
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