Transforming People to Transform Museums is an exciting workforce development project, generously supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Ever thought about working in a museum?
Transforming People to Transform Museums is a Skills for the Future programme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund from 2018-2022. It will support museum trainees to develop core heritage and business development skills.
What do the trainees think?
Trainees Lisa and Rory give an inside view of what it’s like to be a trainee on the project.
” The chance to work with new people and learn new skills that would be useful to me in the future really appealed to me ” Read more
” I’ve been able to do things that I thought I would never be able to do. I’ve learnt so much working here and I still learning something different about the museum every day ” Read more
Click on the below links to see what each trainee placement involves.
How can I apply?
Application is easy! Download and complete the application form and CBC monitoring form and return to, via post or email: Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service
Ipswich Museum, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH. email@example.com
Applications for the Year 3 traineeships, running from January 2021 until January 2022, open on October 1st and will close on October 31st.
Applications for the Transforming People to Transform Museums traineeships are welcome from the 1st October. The Deadline to receive applications is the 31st October.
Taster days / drop-in sessions to speak to supervisors and current trainees are as follows:
The Long Shop Museum – Tuesday October 13th 10 am – 2 pm
The National Horse Racing Museum – Saturday October 17th
Ipswich Museum – Monday 19th October 10 am to 2:pm (Appointments only)
Colchester Castle – Thursday 15th October 2 pm – 4 pm (Appointment only)
Museum of East Anglian Life – Saturday 3rd October and Saturday October 17th (Appointments only)
Please note: The Taster day at The National Horse Racing Museum – Newmarket and The Long Shop Museum Leiston are drop in events . All other taster days at The Museum of East Anglian Life, Colchester Castle and Ipswich Museum will require you to book a time slot in line with COVID safety measures. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book a time slot
For more information on the National Heritage Lottery Fund and the innovative & inclusive projects they are supporting please click on the link below: