Career Resources

Bolstering Your Resume

Download VAM's White Paper entitled Museum Careers: Fit, Readiness, and Development, and find out more ways to bolster your resume. VAM also offers resume reviews for members, pairing senior professionals with members wishing to bolster their resume.

Informational Interviews

If you have questions about the museum field in Virginia, specific museum careers, or opportunities for professional development that could enhance your career choices, VAM can help. We offer informational interviews to members and students; we can go over your options and interests, recommend learning opportunities that might help you, and connect you with some established museum professionals who can talk to you about their careers. You will find that most are very willing to talk with you and share their experiences.

Other Resources

Questions to Consider: Is a Museum Career for You?

Types of Museums

Types of Museum Jobs

Museum Compatibility Quiz: Where do you fit?  

Museum Internships & Checklist for Interns

Resources From the Web

Explore Art-Related Careers (from Affordable Colleges Online)

Students! Remember that your membership in VAM is FREE!