Museum Careers

Museum Careers

A Practical Guide For Students And Novices

Book - 2008
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Expert curator Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the types of jobs available within museums, the kinds of training needed, how to secure a job, and how to move up the ladder once you are working in the field.


Taylor
& Francis Publishing

This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training, and offers suggestions on how to secure a job and move up the career ladder. Interviews with museum professionals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds demonstrate different career paths and offer unique and helpful advice. For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering museums as a career choice, Schlatter’s book is an essential starting point.

Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2008
ISBN: 9781598740431
1598740431
9781598740448
159874044X
Characteristics: 183 p. ; 24 cm

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