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A life in museums : managing your museum career / edited by Greg Stevens and Wendy Luke
Alternate Title Managing your museum career
Washington, DC : AAM Press/American Association of Museums, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  AM7 .L49 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Museums -- Vocational guidance
Museums -- Employees
Physical Description xi, 208 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Why museum work? / Wendy Luke and Greg Stevens. Career path : making my way to museum work / Greg Stevens -- Types of jobs in museums / N. Elizabeth Schlatter. Practically speaking : the informational interview / Wendy Luke -- Considering grad school? / Laura Roberts. Career path : grad school changed my life / Phyllis Hecht -- Back to school : museum studies programs during tough times / James Yasko. Career path : life lessons, a journey of continuous learning / Kimberly H. McCray -- Powering up your personal brand / Greg Stevens. Practically speaking : take action! / Greg Stevens. Career path : from guard to great / Patrick McMahon -- The eight networking competencies / Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon. Practically speaking : networking and relationships / Greg Stevens -- Polishing your resume / Nik Honeysett, Katherine McNamee and Greg Stevens. Practically speaking : give your resume a strong start / Wendy Luke -- Do I really need a cover letter? (Yes, you do) / Wendy Luke. Practically speaking : sample job posting and cover letter / Wendy Luke -- Applying for federal jobs (or the Smithsonian) / Maggie Limehouse and Erika Mack-Dillaber -- Working in a small museum / Janice Klein. Practically speaking : careers in college and university museums / Linda Downs and David Robertson -- Acing the interview / Katherine McNamee and Greg Stevens. Practicum : STAR! / Greg Stevens. Practically speaking : interviewing and negotiating / Nik Honeysett -- Internships as stepping stones / Sandra Abbott and Greg Stevens. Practically speaking : turning your internship into a job / Michael Balderrama -- Helping hands : volunteering in museums / Amy Rogers Nazarov with Greg Stevens. Practically speaking : why volunteer? / Wendy Luke. Career path : Amy in wonderland / Amy Duke -- From student to staff member / Lin Nelson-Mayson. Practically speaking : museum professionals continuum chart / Wendy Blackwell and Wendy Luke -- The value of 21st-century skills / Marsha L. Semmel. Practically speaking : top ten job skills / Katherine McNamee and Greg Stevens -- We can't keep our mouths shut / Colleen Dilenschneider. Practically speaking : generations at work / Wendy Luke -- Writing professionally, the forgotten skill / Carol Bossert -- Using a career journal to document achievement / Elizabeth L. Maurer. Practically speaking : year-round performance management / Wendy Luke -- Communicating with your boss / Gary Ford. Practically speaking : levels of initiative / Gary Ford -- Career development as an aspiring museum professional / Joseph Gonzales and Nicole Krom. Career path : transferable skills / Wendy C. Blackwell -- Managing from the middle / Sheetal Prajapati. Practically speaking : checklist for becoming a better manager / Sheetal Prajapati -- Leadership at all levels / Elizabeth Peña -- Working on or managing teams / Gary Ford and Greg Stevens. Practicum : spider chart activity / Gary Ford. Practically speaking : working on project teams / Myriam Springuel -- So you want to be a director someday? / Diane Frankel and Linda Sweet. Career path : educator-turned-director / Nathan Richie -- Navigating within your institution / Nik Honeysett. Practically speaking : intent vs. perception on the job / Wendy Luke and Greg Stevens -- Should I stay or should I go? / Claudia Ocello. Practically speaking : the Kaizen way to performance improvement / Wendy Luke -- So you (think you) want to be a consultant? / Mary Case -- Rebounding after losing your job / Claudia Ocello -- Mentoring matters / Amanda Kodeck and Wendy Luke. Practically speaking : open-sourcing your mentorship / Cecilia Wichmann -- Strategizing me : making a personal career plan / Anne Ackerson. Practically speaking : painted picture / Wendy Luke
Alternate Author Stevens, Greg (Greg S.)
Luke, Wendy

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