Working in a museum: future curator opportunity

By Rachel Hayward | 25 January 2011
Photo showing a female teacher pointing to a cartoon style Ancient Egyptian Mummies in a Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery interactive on her classroom whiteboard
From the classroom to working in a museum?© Culture24
Do you fancy a career change and have thought about the museum sector but don't know where to start?

The British Museum and five partner museums are looking to take on five people to join the collection teams as trainee curators for an 18 month work-based full-time, accredited training initiative to gain a British Museum Curatorial Diploma.

You can apply for a trainee position in one of the following areas: Egyptology, Oceanic, Classical archaeology, Asian coins and British archaeology.

Grade: Bursary fee (tax exempt)
£15,000 pro rata in London
£12,000 pro rata outside London

You will need to be quick as the closing date for applications is February 4, 2011. For more details, please click on the link to the British Museum website.

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