Re: Museum careers

Marc W.D. Tyrrell (
Mon, 4 Sep 1995 06:16:02 GMT

In article <42ct4s$kqa@darkstar.UCSC.EDU> (Karen Elizabeth Topping) writes:
>From: (Karen Elizabeth Topping)
>Subject: Museum careers
>Date: 3 Sep 1995 18:45:48 GMT

> Hi. I have been considering a career in museum work. I would like
>to be involved in conceptual development of exhibits - especially culturally
>related ones. It has been difficult to find out anything substantive about
>museum programs either by themselves or as a part of anthro dept. If anyone
>has any information on these programs I would really appreciate it. Also, I
>am looking into internships as a way to figure out if I like the field before
>committing to two year and debt, but I have had mixed responses on how and if
>to get them. Thank you to anyone who can help.

> Karen T

Hi Karen,

You could try contacting John Omahondro (sp?) at SUNY Potsdam. They have a
museum track as part of their BA in anthro, and John has some very good
material on job opportunities.


Marc W.D. Tyrrell
Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
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