For anyone lucky enough to be heading to the AAM Annual Meeting in two weeks, the Emerging Museum Professionals blog has just put up a great post about updating before you get to the conference.
It applies to other conferences as well, so keep it in mind for AASLH and NEMA this fall!
The AAM Annual Meeting Fellowship opportunities have been posted at
The following fellowships offer a travel stipend (at least $750), complimentary conference registration, and tickets to the fellowship breakfast and other selected events.
1. Diversity Fellowships support professional growth and retention of under-represented professionals in the museum field.
2. Emerging Museum Professional (EMP)
Fellowships are available to those in the first 10 years of their career in the museum field.
3. Mid-Career Professional Network Fellowships are available for individuals working in one of the following capacities:
audience research and evaluation
development and membership
diversity and inclusion
exhibit development and design
media and technology
museum administration and management
museum professional training
public relations and marketing
small museum administration.
Applications will be selected by the leadership of AAM’s Professional Networks.
Applications must be post-marked by Jan. 31, 2012.
You should also check out this blog post from the AAM EMP blog, which offers a few tips and suggestions about applying