Finding a museum job is a highly competitive endeavor today. The unprecedented international growth of museums combined with a similar growth in programs to train staff for these unique institutions has vastly increased the number of qualified applicants for positions of all sorts. Finding work in museums now requires a broad understanding of how employees are sought and hired. This is especially true for those in the early stages of their careers.
How to Get a Museum Job provides a detailed look at hiring in the museum job market today. It offers practical inside advice by a museum professional with nearly fifty years in the museum field - as both a seeker and provider of employment. Designed for those just entering or new to the museum field, those seeking to switch jobs or move up the ladder will also find valuable tips.