Emerging Op-Eds is a community series that shares opinions and tips from our NEMPN members. Have an idea or a topic you’d like to share? Ideas can be submitted at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSewbAdJcJgYfiotYdehoK5NT3v-Ak-TI12nRTC-tBbtKR-bJg/viewform

Networking in a New City

Being an emerging professional often means moving for your first “real” job. Moving can be nerve-wracking and there are many factors to consider, including how to get connected to those in your field. Museum work, much like other fields, relies heavily on networking. Being able to establish yourself in your new city is crucial for becoming an integral part of the field.