|History of Art|
|English and History of Art|
|National Media Museum|
|Library, museum and information services|
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A day in the life of a Museum Interpreter in the United Kingdom
Courses taken since graduation
MA History of Art
Where I hope to be in 5 years
I would like to work in the exhibitions department.
My advice to students considering work
Do lots of work placements whilst you are at university.
What I do
My duties include: Working within a small team in a busy learning department to devise, develop and deliver media related workshops and talks for Key Stage 2-4 school groups, adult SEN groups, senior citizens, family and community groups; to research and develop the museum’s adult programme including delivering adult courses creative writing and the history of photography; to develop and deliver a multi-faceted ESOL programme; to work with the exhibitions team to develop and deliver talks and acitivities based on the temporary exhibitions; writing promotional copy for the advertising of our events and workshops.
Skills I use and how I developed them
Both my degrees and voluntary work at York Minster Library.
Research skills and knowledge.
Practical hertiage experience.
What I like most
The variety of tasks and educating others on our collections.
What I like least
What would I change? I would have done more work experience at university.