How can I become part of an archival admissions team?
Some of peers that graduated with B.Archs have gone on to work in museum admissions offices for archival teams. This is a line of work that very much interests me but I have no idea how I would maneuver my professional path towards that direction. Most of my classmates who were able to secure these positions worked with student magazines prior to graduating, while I have only #internship had a graphic design internship in the past and am currently finishing a Preservation and a Cultural Heritage Certificate.
History: e.g., "Every Name Counts" building database of victims of Nazi atrocities during WWII
Biology: e.g., "Notes from Nature - MI Bug" documenting historical bug diversity
Art: e.g., "Fishing In the Past" identifying fish species in works of art to understand biodiversity and commercial fishing practices
Astronomy : e.g.,"Star Notes" help transcribe groundbreaking work from early women astronomers
needing help. Volunteering just a few hours would give you some interesting experience to talk about with potential employers. It might also open your eyes to new opportunities to apply your skills/passion and help you connect with the folks leading specific research projects.
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