Museum Careers

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Pottery for an installation

Graduates of the Museum & Field Studies Program have a wide range of career options open to them in the museum field, including

  • Collections manager
  • Curator
  • Education coordinator
  • Public program coordinator
  • Conservator
  • NAGPRA specialist
  • Exhibit designer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Web developer
  • IT Coordinator
  • Administrator
  • Director
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Museum consultant
  • Model builder
  • Archivist
  • Museum librarian
  • Fossil preparator
  • Grant writer
  • Fundraiser
  • ...and more

To learn more about careers in the museum field, visit the Smithsonian Institute's Museum Studies Training and Careers page.