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Get a hands-on insight into careers in museums.

Sheffield Museums Trust run six of Sheffield’s museums and galleries.  The collections we care for and the exhibitions and displays we create span social and industrial history, archaeology, natural science and decorative and visual art.

In August, we are offering Work Experience for young people aged 14-18.

Who is it for?

Work Experience is for young people aged 14-18  from schools within the Sheffield City Region.

When does it happen?

12 - 16 August 2024.

Where does it take place?

Weston Park Museum

What will I do?

You’ll learn more about varied careers in the arts and heritage sector and take part in a sample of tasks involved in the day-to-day operation of a museum.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in taking part, please send a short personal statement which should include why you would specifically like to do work experience at Sheffield Museums, a role you'd like to learn more about and the site you'd most like to visit.

Please send this to by 9am on Monday 16 June.


If you have any questions or access needs, please contact