|Archaeology and Conservation Studies|
|Charity and voluntary sector / Library, museum and information services / Tourism, leisure and hospitality|
|Large business (250+ employees)|
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A day in the life of a House Steward in the United Kingdom
helping to conserve items
What I do
House Steward for the National Trust. I help look after the collection and engage with visitors.
Skills I use and how I developed them
Team working, communication, social media and problem solving.
What I like most
Its hard to pick one thing, but helping to conserve items so that current and future visitors can enjoy. I also love working as a team to achieve this.
What I like least
I don't think I have anything I don't enjoy.
What surprised me most
So many different parts to my job, makes it interesting every day.
My career goals when I graduated
I always wanted to work in heritage.
My career history
Finished uni - searching for work - found work as a Visitor Services Assistant, Visitor Reception Assistant and Conservation Assistant - House Steward
How my studies have helped my career
Gaining knowledge of heritage.
My advice to students considering work
It may take time to get there, but keep trying.
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