What type of roles are available
Roles in this sector are difficult to secure and those that do come along attract many applicants.
The key is to build as much relevant voluntary experience as possible, network and proactively seek out opportunities. Further study is usually required for many of the specialist job roles in this sector which include Archivist, Curator and Conservator.
The Museum Jobs website will give you an idea of the type of job roles within the sector and qualifications and experience required. For local opportunities keep an eye on the Northern Ireland Museums Council.
Explore potential roles:
Museum Education Officer
Deliver programmes of learning and participation, work both within galleries and museums and also in a community context.
Manages collections of artefacts or works of art. This includes dealing with the acquisition, care and display of items with the aim of informing and educating the public.