Not everyone enters libraries, archives, information and records with a degree. Some take their qualifications once they’re in the profession.
Claire Fowler is Education Officer at Chatsworth, a historic estate in the Peak District, and the Bolton Abbey estate in North Yorkshire. The landscapes vary greatly: from the stately home collection, to a garden, park, moorland, river and farmyard.
Trevor Hardy is Master Mason at Hardwick Hall, a National Trust property in Derbyshire. He spoke about his career journey as a stonemason, and the skills needed to start out in stonemasonry.
Four people at the Derry City Council Museum Service discuss their careers in management, education, archives and genealogy.
Helen Marshall works in the knowledge and information team at the law firm Harvey Ingram LLP. 400 staff are spread across the head office in Leicester and the four other offices in the Midlands.
Working ‘front of house’ in a gallery covers everything visitors see. Louise Emberson, Visitor Services Manager at Woking's Lightbox gallery, shared five tips for creating great visitor experiences.
What is it like to work in a museum, planning the programme of activities, talks and educational events? Julia Kirby, Learning Manager for Birmingham Museums Trust, shared four pieces of advice for getting into heritage education.
In the creative and cultural sectors, volunteers are often the very life-blood of organisations. Without volunteers, many organisations simply could not function.
A volunteer placement in an arts or heritage venue gives you the opportunity to build contacts and gain experience. But what should you do to make the most of the experience?
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