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Work Experience Taster Day with the University of Cambridge Museums

When Apr 08, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Where University of Cambridge Museums, c/o The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB
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Are you in secondary education and interested in a career in museums?  The University of Cambridge Museums has organised a one day event to give students an understanding of the variety of jobs available through museums. Below is an example of a previous programme held at the Fitzwilliam Museum and The Polar Museum. The event is free and lunch is provided.

For more information, and to sign up, please provide your name and the school you attend in an email to Amanda Lightstone at opendoor@hermes.cam.ac.uk.  Please also advise her of any special arrangements (dietary/access) that need to be put in place.

Or, you may post your letter of interest to:
University of Cambridge Museums, c/o The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB

Example schedule:

Work Experience Taster Day

10am – 4.30pm
10am – Arrival – Fitzwilliam Museum Courtyard Entrance
10.10am – Welcome by Fitzwilliam Museum Acting Director
10.20am – Starting Out In Museums: A Day in the Life of a Keeper
10.40am – Presentation by the Marketing Manager
11am – Break
11.10am – Presentation by Museum Logistics
11.30am – Presentation by University Outreach
12noon – Introduction to Fitzwilliam Museum galleries
1pm – Lunch with the Creative Apprentices
1.45pm – Walk to the Polar Museum
2pm – Behind the Scenes at the Polar Museum
3pm – Return to the Fitzwilliam Museum
3.15pm – Behind the Scenes with Coins and Medals
4pm – Wrap Up
4.30pm – Finish – Collection from Fitzwilliam Courtyard Entrance

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