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Work Experience

When you think about museum staff, you might remember the person who welcomed you or perhaps led a guided tour; you may even imagine someone wearing a lab coat.

In reality, there are many different roles in museums and our team have a wide range of skills.

Why not join us for work experience and see for yourself?

More Information

Colchester + Ipswich Museums host week-long work experience placements during the summer, which any student between years 10 and 12 can apply to. Participants have the opportunity to work alongside different staff and support a range of areas e.g. retail, administration, collections documentation, exhibitions and evaluation.

Staff will be reviewing the possibility of work experience placements for 2021 once the museums reopen later in the Spring. In the meantime, you can find more information about different museum roles on the Our Team page.

 

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