Recently, I’ve been working on a project that R, the Dev. manager in charge of individuals (read: patrons), gave me: I had to recreate a popular patrons’ field trip to the USA from 2007 for this upcoming Spring. This task entailed reviewing the archive’s materials from the 2007 trip, such as old itineraries, receipts and […]

What feeds the spirit? It’s worth the cost. Wendy James, in charge of Briefing for the Tate Modern Project, today in our Towards Tomorrow’s Museum class.

These past few weeks at the Whitechapel has been particularly enjoyable because I’ve had the opportunity to do some self-directed research, which I love. Z told me that one of the curators, D, was preparing a new exhibition for the Gallery that, if successful, will be mounted in two or three years’ time. D had […]

This morning’s meeting with A and Z included a great treat for me as a student and lover of contemporary art. In order to allow me to better research funding options, Z shared with me the entire exhibition schedule for the Whitechapel Gallery until Spring 2014. Most museum visitors don’t consider the fact that the […]

Last week, I took up my new identity as ‘DevIntern’ at the Whitechapel Gallery. I’m managed by Z, a development officer who’s particularly involved with working with Trusts and Foundations and some Corporate clients, and A, a newer member of the team who got her start at the Whitechapel (like many, I’m discovering) as an […]

I received the very happy news over the weekend that I was selected for the Whitechapel internship and I’m absolutely thrilled. This did mean, however, that I had to write this morning to cancel my interview at the British Museum because it clashes with my new work schedule (I am starting immediately at the Whitechapel […]

Yesterday I had an interview with the Whitechapel Gallery, which I feel went really well, and today I found out that I made the shortlist for the British Museum’s Development Department Internship and was invited for an interview next week. Fingers are now crossed.

The Guardian writes today that under-24 unemployment has hit a record high, with over 1 million 16-24 year olds unemployed in the UK.

I’ve applied for an internship with the British Museum’s development department offered by the internship team, as well as an internship in the development department of the Whitechapel Gallery that I found through my own research. At the first meeting for the internship module I wrote on my survey that while I didn’t have many […]

Today after our seminar I headed to the Careers Services offices at KCL and had them take a look at my CV. It was dense, dull, and didn’t highlight much of anything. Returning home with a renewed sense of purpose and tips to highlight my academic strength and to make skills from my work experience […]