What can the interns expect to gain?

  • Obtain hands-on pre-professional experience, knowledge and skills that employers in the sector seek, by functioning in a museum environment
  • Update technical theoretical knowledge on museums
  • Learn about the governance of a museum and gain an understanding of its structure, administration and operations
  • Develop their ability to identify, assess and solve varied on-the-job challenges
  • Assess and develop individual professional goals and boost career prospects
  • Acquire knowledge and skills on specific aspects of museum work
  • Spend time on meaningful work and/or a concrete project
  • Build networks and friendships to further professional and personal interests
  • Use the opportunity for immersion in diverse living cultures
  • Strengthen sensitivity and awareness of societies of India, especially South India
  • Add to a free database for those seeking information, contributing to public good
  • Increase awareness of current trends and emerging issues in the broader community of museums
  • Obtain a certificate and a letter of reference based on an evaluation of the intern’s performance