How to Find an International Degree Program

It’s no secret that the cost of higher education in the US is a nightmare and that the generation of millennials can be defined by overwhelming student loan debt. A perennial favorite of news outlets is to talk about the cost of education in other countries and how many American students are looking abroad for school. While they always share the success stories, they never tell you exactly how to find an international university for that degree. Eager to further my education and find out more, I went headfirst into the process and created a guide on how to find higher education programs abroad!

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.

Attention Potential Museum Studies Students, Current Students, and Recent (and not so recent) Grads!

NEMPN has partnered with Museum Masters Review in an effort to determine what Emerging Museum Professionals are truly seeking in their college/university experience. Your submissions are anonymous, so please be … Continue reading Attention Potential Museum Studies Students, Current Students, and Recent (and not so recent) Grads!

Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Professional Organizations

This month’s question from Erin Murphy asks,”It would be helpful for people to know other professional organizations (aside from NEMPN) for various kinds of staff in museums as well as … Continue reading Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Professional Organizations

Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Engaging Youth

This month’s question, asked by Jessamyn Yenni , asks “How can museums incentivize volunteers in younger demographics (who are generally more guarded of their limited spare time) if that cannot afford to … Continue reading Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Engaging Youth

Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Relocating for your Career

This month’s question, asked by Adrienne Turnbull-Reilly , asks “What is your experience trying to move not only jobs, but locations? Is it feasible or wise to take a temporary position in … Continue reading Ask An Expert: Experienced Notes from the Museum Field – Relocating for your Career