Resume and Cover Letter Resources
Why use action verbs?
It is generally recommended to make resumes and cover letters about accomplishments and not duties. Action/power verbs help create a stronger, achievement-oriented statements.
Active Verbs for Resumes
Power Verbs for Resumes
Power Verbs for Education Resumes
A comprehensive toolkit specifically developed for museum careers with tips tailored for emerging professionals.
Tips from hiring managers and seasoned museum professionals to help you create a winning job application. A session developed by Bay Area Emerging Museum Professionals.
Detailed look into interview strategies by Harvard Business Review which provides a helpful perspective on the experiences of both the interviewers and interviewees.
Bay Area Emerging Museum Professionals developed a session for EMPs to help them learn how to advocate for themselves through salary and benefits negotiations.
Alberta Museum Association's Leadership Working Group developed a detailed competency model for museum leadership. From interpreters to directors, museum career paths require specific competencies to ensure successful performance.