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This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training, and suggestions on how to secure a job and how to move up the career ladder. Interviews with museum professionals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds demonstrate different career paths and offer unique and helpful advice . For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering museums as a career choice, Schlatter’s book is an essential starting point.
Left Coast Press
Walnut Creek, CA
Education, career information, employment, museum studies and practice
School of Arts and Sciences
Art and Design | Collection Development and Management | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Higher Education | Liberal Studies | Nonprofit Administration and Management | Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Schlatter, N. Elizabeth. Museum Careers: A Practical Guide for Novices and Students. 1st ed. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008.
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