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 both application forms and return to, via post or email:
Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service
Ipswich Museum, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH
Due to the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in, the Application period and Taster Days for Year 3 of this project are now scheduled for October with Assessment days to follow in November.
The successful applicants traineeships are scheduled to start in January 2021 and will run until January 2022. All dates will be posted here once confirmed.
For more information on the National Heritage Lottery Fund and the innovative & inclusive projects they are supporting please click on the link below: