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Upcoming Symposium in Boston

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 20, 2014 in boston emps, professional development |

Recent Tufts alumna Lauren Reddy passed this announcement along. Thanks, Lauren! Full-time student registration is $35, and there are a limited number of scholarships available. NICHOLS HOUSE MUSEUM SYMPOSIUM IN THE HOUSE AND ON THE WEB: 21ST-CENTURY STRATEGIES FOR INTERPRETING HISTORIC INTERIORS The Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts October 3, 2014 at […]

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Free Workshop for EMPS next Thursday

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 29, 2014 in boston emps, conferences, free resources, professional development |

It’s exactly as it sounds: a FREE workshop with one of our favorite Tufts professors with no registration fee. Creativity in Museum Practice Thursday, June 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm USS Constitution Museum Join Rainey Tisdale and Linda Norris, authors of the new book Creativity in Museum Practice, for a fun, useful, and informative workshop about […]

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Free Workshop? On Grant Writing? Yes, please!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on July 10, 2013 in boston emps, professional development |

One week from today, the Boston EMPs will be hosting a free grant writing workshop with Christine Cunningham, Ph.D., the founder and director of the Museum of Science’s Engineering is Elementary program. The EMPs are a fantastic group to get to know, so RSVP to BostonEMPs[at]gmail.com to save a spot. The workshop will be held at 7pm on […]

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Upcoming Workshop: NEMA YEPs Internship Advice Panel

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 18, 2013 in boston emps, professional development, workshops |

New England Museum Association Young and Emerging Museum Professionals have a great upcoming workshop for those in the field looking for more information on how volunteer and internship positions help start your museum career.  Registration has been extended through early next week – register early, as spaces fill quickly! To register, visit: http://www.nemanet.org/workshops/13YEP.htm LAUGH: No Joke: […]

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Boston National EMP Workshop

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 1, 2012 in boston emps |

From the Boston EMPs. If you’re not on their mailing list, shoot an email to the address below. On October 15th we will be hosting another National EMP workshop.  The workshop will be based on curriculum developed by AAM and presented by Dan Yaeger, the Executive Director of NEMA (New England Museum Association).  Dan will […]

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Reminder: One week from today, Boston EMPs event

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 20, 2012 in boston emps, learning opportunities |

If you haven’t signed up for this great event yet, you should definitely get right on that! Understanding Government Job Applications June 27, 6 p.m. Northeast Museum Services Center, Charlestown Navy Yard Interested in working for the government but daunted by all the paperwork, grade levels and bureaucracy that goes into applying? Come attend our […]

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Reminder! John Falk Book Discussion & Drinking About Museum

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 30, 2012 in book clubs, boston emps, meetups |

This is your reminder that the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is hosting not one but two fantastic professional development events next week. Everyone should try to make at least one of them! First up is on Wednesday, June 6. The NEMA Young and Emerging Professionals and the Greater Boston Museum Educators’ Roundtable are co-sponsoring a […]

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Boston EMP Event: Working for the Government

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 23, 2012 in boston emps |

Copied right over from the Boston EMP announcement: Hello Boston EMPers! Interested in working for the government but daunted by all the paperwork, grade levels, and bureaucracy that goes into applying?  Come attend our June workshop – learn the basics of the application process and some of the reasons working for the government may or may not […]

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Learn, Laugh, Love, Part II: A Series of Mini Workshops with Maximum Impact

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 21, 2012 in boston emps, workshops |

From NEMA: Learn, Laugh, Love: Part II A Series of Mini-Workshops with Maximum Impact      Learn, Laugh, Love brings together individuals from various professional positions and levels of seniority, both of local and national stature, to encourage those who are just entering the field, especially career changers, students, and those who are seeking to further […]

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NEMA YEPS Book Club Tonight!

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 14, 2012 in book clubs, boston emps |

Reminder: tonight, the NEMA Young and Emerging Professionals will be hosting a book club discussion of Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. The YEPS are meeting from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Old State House. Here’s their announcement: NEMA YEPs Book Club #3 When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 6:00-8:00 pm Where: Bostonian Society, Old State House, […]

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Recap: Preparing Proposals for Conferences, a Boston EMP Workshop

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 25, 2012 in boston emps, conferences |

On Thursday, January 19, several members of the Boston area Emerging Professionals Group, an affinity group of the American Association of Museums, met at the Diesel Cafe in Davis Square, Somerville, to hear a presentation about how to develop, write, and submit session proposals for museum conferences. Presented by Kate McIntosh of Revitalizing Historic Sites […]

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EMP National Career Workshop

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 13, 2012 in boston emps, free resources |

Straight from the Boston EMP group, here’s an announcement of a great national event being held at our very own Tufts University Art Gallery. EMP National Career Workshop Wednesday, February 1st, 6:00-8:00 On February 1st, we’re excited to present our second national AAM-EMP Career event. The theme of this workshop is “Interviewing Tips”, and we’ll be […]

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Conference Session Proposal Writing Workshop by Boston EMPs

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 11, 2012 in boston emps, conferences |

The Boston EMPs (we’ve talked about them) are putting on a conference session proposal writing workshop at Diesel Cafe in Davis Square. This is great timing to put the finishing touches on that proposal you’re perfecting for the NEMA conference deadline of February 3. Even if you’re not putting together a proposal – and you […]

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Upcoming Boston EMP Events

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 14, 2011 in boston emps |

Quoting this one directly from the Boston EMPs email: Hello Boston EMPers! This Thursday December 15th we will be having an informal happy hour at Meadhall in Cambridge.  The gastropub is near the Kendall/MIT stop on the Red Line.  We will start to gather around 5:30 pm.  Bring some business cards and get to know […]

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Boston Emerging Museum Professionals Event

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 17, 2011 in boston emps |

On Wednesday October 19, EMPs across the country will gather for a national workshop to build essential resume-writing skills. This is a terrific chance to learn practical tips on communicating your professional strengths, refining your cover letter, and standing out as you start your career. Our event will be hosted by Historic New England at the […]

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NEMA YEP Birthday Party

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 7, 2011 in boston emps, events |

The New England Museum Association’s Young Emerging Professionals Professional Affinity Group (that’s NEMA’s YEP PAG, if you prefer acronyms) is turning one year old this fall. To celebrate, they’re having a book club session, some fabulous speakers, and cupcakes. Sound awesome? Read on. Book Club Second Meeting and YEPs Birthday Party When: Wednesday, November 9, […]

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Boston Emerging Museum Professionals Meetup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 18, 2011 in boston emps |

Heads up on this potentially very fun evening! Our next event will be Tuesday, August 30th at 6pm. We’ll be getting a behind the scenes look at the Bostonian Society’s Old State House with staff from the collections department and then heading to a bar nearby in Faneuil Hall or Downtown Crossing. To RSVP, please email BostonEMPs[at]gmail[dot]com

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