New Museum School

A programme of year-long traineeships, opening up the arts and heritage workforce to the next generation of diverse talent

New Museum School is a talent-development programme for those starting a career galleries, museums, archives and collections. We've teamed up with Culture& to deliver 34 year-long paid traineeships hosted by London’s leading cultural organisations over the next two years. The programme aims to support the next generation of talent within the heritage sector.

Trainees received:

  • 12-month traineeship at host partner

  • Work-based RQF Diploma in Cultural Heritage

  • Week of induction training with cohort, exploring London's arts and heritage sectors
  • Monthly professional development days including venue visits, peer learning, networking and guest training

  • ‘Create Audiences’ audience development course delivered by creative industry partners

  • Digital broadcast course with BBC producer

  • Tax-free bursary of £16,594 (equivalent to full-time London Living Wage £19,201)

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