September 28, 2014

Museum Jobs Rock!

When was the last time you went to a museum? Museums are amazing institutions that display scientific, artistic, cultural, historical, and local exhibits. Both big cities and small towns are proud to feature museums as popular attractions where people can visit, learn, and experience. Basically, museums rock.

Museums are awesome employers. Why wouldn’t you want to work for an employer’s who main goal is to provide social services, educate communities, partner with schools, and boost the economy. Here are some awesome museum statistics from the American Alliance of Museums:

  • Over 400,000 Americans work in museums
  • Museums contribute $21 billion to the US economy each year
  • (Discover more statistics here)

No matter what you are interested in, there is probably a museum that is dedicated to that subject – archaeology, living history, military and war, science, zoological parks, memorials, open air, natural history, medical, ethnology, biographical, architectural, art, technology, dinosaurs, animals, and much more.

With over 55,000 museums in over 202 countries, there are plenty of museum job options for people wanting to find museum jobs. If you’re interested, you might want to look for a job as a:

Working in a museum is an awesome way to make a living. There are opportunities all over the country and around the world. Whether you work at the National Gallery of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institute, the Guggenheim, the British Museum, the Louvre, the City Museum of St. Louis, the Lewis and Clark Museum, or the Circus Museum you’ll have an awesome time pursuing a museum job. From big names to just totally weird, there are plenty of museums with jobs for people like you.

Learn more about museum jobs on the JobMonkey website. If you decide working in a museum is the right career move for you head over to the job board to start your museum job search. Enjoy the adventure!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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