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The Centre for Heritage Research, University of Leeds, in collaboration with Leeds Museums and Galleries presents:

"Museum Internships; the student, the museum and the university working together."

A free seminar for museum professionals and academics interested in developing a museum internship collaboration and for students interested in participating in an internship programme.

Thursday 22nd October, 2pm - 4pm

Venue: Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB

Wine reception 4-5pm sponsored by a University of Leeds Faculty of Arts EKT grant.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB

Aims of seminar

  • To consider the impact of internship schemes from the point of view of the student, the museum and the university.
  • To hear from students who have participated in internships about their experience and to look at the impact of internships on their subsequent career opportunities and choices.
  • To explore the differing roles of the museum and the university in the support of interns.
  • To review the impact of internship programmes from the point of view of the museum and the university.
  • To review, as a case study, the progress of the new Leeds Museums and Galleries Internship Programme after one year.

Speakers (to be confirmed):-

  • Camilla Nicholls and Jen Kanes, (Leeds Museums and Galleries)
  • Abigail Harrison Moore (University of Leeds)
  • Rebecca Wade/Shona Raffle/Ebony Andrews (University of Leeds)
  • Anna Robinson/Hayley Russell (Harewood/Harrogate Festival)

 

 

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