Museums: A Place to Work : Planning Museum Careers

Front Cover
Psychology Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 302 pages
1 Review
Museum work is becoming increasingly professionalized. The skills demanded by those who work in museums are increasing as technology advances and society changes. This much-needed volume surveys the latest trends in museum work. Museums: A Place to Work, Planning Museum Careers is the definitive guide to the museum profession. It outlines in detail more than thirty museum positions, incorporates extracts from interviews with experienced museum professionals from many backgrounds and includes sections on the origins and history of museums, the importance of ethics, training, preparation and the future for museums. Museums: A Place to Work, Planning Museum Careers provides indispensable information on how to find jobs in museums. It is aimed at those starting a museum career as well as experienced professionals wanting to change or advance their career, and career counselors.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Museums: A Place to Work: Planning Museum Careers

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

This is a good introduction to a would-be museum worker. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Prologue
33
Reprint of Code of Ethics for Museums AAM
41
Governance
47
Legal concerns
55
Prologue
63
Museum careers where to start
153
Prologue
205
Prologue
227
A General bibliography directories list of bibliographies
259
B State regional national and international professional
267
Sources of funding for internships fellowships and research
283
Index
296
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Museum Management
Kevin Moore
Limited preview - 1994
All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information