Synopses & Reviews
What kinds of jobs are available in museums? How do museums work? What opportunities are there in museum research and collection, preserving and cataloging, exhibiting and interpreting, publicity, administration, event planning, catering, support? Creative Careers in Museums answers all these questions and many more, with full information on how everyone can pinpoint and showcase their existing skills--then turn those skills into a dream job at a museum or other cultural institution. Interviews with people who have made career transitions into the field are packed with practical and inspiring ideas, and theres even information on starting new museums. Advice on targeting potential employers, putting together a resume, interviewing, and landing the job, plus an extensive resource list, make this the perfect starting point for anyone who wants to work in a museum.
About the Author
Jan E. Burdick is currently a project manager at ESI Design/Edwin Schlossberg Inc., an exhibit firm that designs exhibits and programs for museums and other cultural institutions. An industry veteran with more than 18 years of experience, she lives in New York City.