This white paper produced by the Virginia Association of Museums helps those interested in museums determine if the museum field is the right career path.

It contains a museum compatibility quiz that determines your aptitude for working in a museum, what department would fit your skills and interests, and whether small or large institutions would be a good atmosphere for your career.

The second half of the white paper provides tips for gaining experiencing and making your resume stand out through internships and volunteer experience. Building a network is also essential for breaking into the museum field and the author explains how build a network and continue professional development after landing your first position.

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