Career Resources

Disclaimer: These resources are not absolute and exhaustive. These are meant to be starting points for your own career development. There are so many resources out there! You should definitely look beyond the ones here.

Career Development Resources

Lazarus Center for Career Development

Resume Templates

Listings of Museum Workshops, Conferences, and Events from the American Alliance of Museums

Interview Prep Resources

Networking Resources


Conference/Exhibition Listings

Build Your Network Advice from the American Alliance of Museums

Listservs and Subscriptions

International Council of Museums 

L-Soft: Museum Discussion List 

Museum Ed Discussion List

Collections Stewardship

MCN-L Listserv

Natural History Collections Listserver

Job Search Resources


…by region
New England Museums Association
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums
Association of Midwest Museums
Mountain-Plains Museums Association
Western Museums Association
Southeastern Museums Conference

…by state
California Museums Association
HireCulture (Massachusetts)
New York Foundation for the Arts

…by museum/job type
Association of Academic Museums and Galleries
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Association of Children’s Museums
American Association of State and Local History
National Trust for Historic Preservation
American Public Gardens Association
The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
Association of Art Museum Curators
National Art Education Association

Cross-disciplinary Resources
American Alliance of Museums
Small Museum Association