Museum Careers and Training: A Professional Guide

Synopsis

Danilov presents a comprehensive guide to museum careers and training programs in the United States and 38 other countries around the world. More than 700 courses, undergraduate and graduate programs, internships and fellowships, and mid-career training programs are described. He discusses the nature and requirements of many different types of museum positions, including director, curator, educator, exhibit designer, registrar, conservator, and careers in business affairs, fundraising, public relations, marketing, membership, physical plant, security, and other aspects of museum operations. The primary purposes of the volume are to stimulate thinking about museum careers and training, to describe the various museum positions and training programs available, and to provide guidance to those considering or pursuing formal or informal training opportunities.