Feb 9, 2022

Curating for Change traineeship

Do you love museums and want to begin to pursue a career in curating?

Do you define yourself as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent?

Apply for this Curating for Change Curatorial Traineeship!

Category: General
Posted by: Sarah

The Sedgwick Museum is hosting a curatorial traineeship jointly with Kettles Yard so there'll be the opportunity to gain a wide variety of experience in two contrasting museums.

Trainee Curators will learn how to;

  • Manage collections in one of the museums taking part
  • Share stories with visitors in a new way

Hours of work
Trainees will work for 40 days from May 2022. The hours do not have to happen the same way every week. The Museum can work with you to find the hours and days that suit you best.

The salary is £2,772 (non-London) for the 40-day placement, equal to the Real Living Wage

You will have a personalised programme of support, training, mentoring and networking

You will be part of a network of 8 Curatorial Trainees and 8 Curatorial Fellows

You have the opportunity to help us make sure disabled people and their history is represented in museums

Details and Application
The Sedgwick Museum and Kettles Yard are part of the University of Cambridge Museums.

The Curating for Change programme aims to make a change and help more disabled, D/deaf and neurodivergent people to work in museums.

This project is run by Accentuate. Accentuate is a programme to make it easier for disabled, Deaf or neurodivergent people to take part in culture. Accentuate have 11 years’ experience. The programme is part of Screen South.

Closing date 10am, 14 March 2022

To find out more and to apply visit https://screensouth.org/events/cfc-curatorial-trainee-apply-now/

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: Closed

Free entry