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A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career

Handbook / Manual

By: Greg Stevens(Editor), Wendy Luke(Editor)

American Alliance of Museums Press

Paperback | Feb 2013 | #204172 | ISBN-13: 9781933253701
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About this book

From the experienced leader or the mid-career professional hoping for a promotion to a recent grad applying for a first internship, A Life in Museums provides museum professionals, both experts and novices, with information for reaching their career goals. Providing sound advice, practical tips, and illuminating personal stories, the editors have ensured that A Life in Museums spans an array of museum disciplines, making it an extraordinarily versatile guide to the profession. Topics include personal branding and resumes, management and leadership at all levels, professional writing and keeping career journals, and navigating within your institution and knowing when it's time to move on. A Life in Museums has a place on the shelf of any museum professional and in the hand of any recent graduate.

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Greg Stevens has run the American Alliance of Museums Professional Development Program since 2007, addressing career, management, and leadership development, professional skills building, and mentoring for the museum field. Wendy Luke is the founder of the HR Sage blog and has twenty years of experience working with museums.

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