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Tufts Alumni Event: Fruitlands Museum Tour

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 12, 2012 in tufts events |

The Tufts Alumni organization is sponsoring a daylong tour of the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA, complete with a luncheon buffet at the Old Mill Restaurant. For the very affordable price of $39, you can meet at Dowling Hall, take a bus to Harvard, tour the museum, and get a great lunch.

For more details and registration info, check out the original announcement.

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GradHacker

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 10, 2012 in tufts program news |

Just stumbled across what could be a very interesting and useful blog for all of you starting at Tufts this fall: GradHacker. Actual grad students offer tips to manage workload, burnout, grad school culture, and other topics that will be pertinent to your interests. Check it out!

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 9, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Creation Museum ‘Science Guys’ Rebut Bill Nye: VIDEO Deal reached to keep NE Ind. military museum open People’s choice heart of Brooklyn Museum show Ringling museum draws awe Gettysburg museum swaps in new artifacts for display Penn Museum makes deal with Turkey for ‘Troy gold’ [...]

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Free Student Memberships to the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 7, 2012 in free resources, know your professional organizations |

This is a GREAT offer, and one that all current Tufts students should sign up for immediately. I’m pulling this verbatim from the American Association of Museums LinkedIn page: To kick off this academic year, the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries is offering FREE ONE YEAR STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS if you sign-up between now and [...]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 7, 2012 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of job announcements. As always, jobs go up immediately on their own page. Coordinator, School and Community Programs [LSU Museum of Art] *COORDINATOR* (School and Community Programs)**** LSU Museum of Art**** *Summary of Responsibilities: *Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Coordinator of School and Community Programs develops and implements [...]

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Job Hunting Resources

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 5, 2012 in jobs listings |

Obviously we do our own job announcements here at the Tufts blog, but I’ll be honest with you: we don’t get them all. Where should you look when you want to go even further? Caitlin over at the EMP Blog has a great post up with a huge collection of places to look. Happy hunting!

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Free Nonprofit Webinars for September

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 3, 2012 in learning opportunities |

Every month, Wild Apricot (a membership management system) posts a roundup of free upcoming webinars. Some of them are a bit run-of-the-mill, but some of them are useful and interesting. Did I mention they’re also free? You can’t ask for better bang for your buck. Check out the list here.

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NEMA Conference Scholarships

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 31, 2012 in conferences |

I know, I know – grad students don’t exactly have a ton of excess money floating around, so you’re a little hesitant about ponying up the cash for the NEMA conference this fall. You don’t have to go it alone, though! There are several scholarships available that will help pay to attend NEMA – and [...]

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AASLH Online Conference

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 29, 2012 in conferences, professional development |

The American Association for State and Local History’s Annual Conference is an amazingly good time for museum & history professionals, but this year it’s being held all the way across the country from us in Salt Lake City, Utah. If your student budget can’t stretch to cover airfare and the hotel, consider this terrific idea [...]

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Informational Interviews

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 27, 2012 in professional development |

As you progress through your museum career (or really any career!), getting advice from those who have been there and done that is crucial. Do you want to be a decorative arts curator? Then talk to other decorative arts curators, find out what they do every day, and how they got to where they are. [...]

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