Will my History major prepare me for a job as a Curatorial Assistant at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation?

Will my History major prepare me for a job as a Curatorial Assistant at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation?
2018-11-27T19:44:36Z 1
2018-11-27T19:44:36Z

Former Curatorial Assistant at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

almost 2 years ago
History absolutely prepared me for this job; having a historical background gave me a lot of context for dealing with the objects and exhibitions that I encountered in the museums. Museum Studies helped quite a bit too; it gave me fundamental knowledge of how everything in a museum worked, the best practices, and the best set up for things like exhibits and objects.
If you are not a History major, or you're still early in your career, don't panic. The job is also a good position to learn as you go. Having basic skills will help you go far in the internship.
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