Resources for April 8

Old business

Our class has been featured on the Reel Tributes site.

Where to look for jobs

Chronicle of Higher Education (search staff jobs; archival jobs, some museum positions, and lots of fundraising/development jobs are advertised here)

USA jobs

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (a sample search for “archivist”)

Society for American Archivists

History Associates

History Factory

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

National Archives and Records Administration (check out the Pathways Program for students and recent graduates)

American Association of Museums

California Museums Association

Association of Science and Technology Centers (not history-related, but lots of jobs that use public history skills like research, exhibit development, writing, evaluation)

National Council on Public History

Job search resources

What Color is Your Parachute? is an excellent book that helps you think through how to get to where you want to be from where you are now.

Beyond Academe

Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School

National Historic Landmarks Program webinars

Advisory Council on History Preservation (Section 106 training)

National Preservation Institute seminars

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (related: these webinars)

The Programming Historian

Other organizations

In addition to the NCPH and AAM (listed above under “Where to look for jobs”),  there are many other organizations that offer conferences and other networking or learning opportunities.

Museum Computer Network

Museums and the Web

Your assignment

Contribute resources to the class Google doc (check your e-mail for the link). If the Google doc becomes too clotted with contributors, leave your recommendations & links in the comments of this post.