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Careers in Heritage

Working in the historic environment can be a rewarding and fascinating career. There are many careers in heritage, from archaeologists to conservation officers, to architects and planners. Here you can find some pointers of where to find out more.

Careers available in the heritage sector

For a summary of some of the different heritage careers, please visit the Creative and Cultural Skills' Creative Choices site, and follow the links for an insight into what is required.

Student placements

We offer occasional student placements for students on heritage-related courses. Please see our Jobs pages for any current opportunities.

Work experience

Please see our Work Experience page for more information about our school work experience scheme.

Volunteering opportunities

If you are over 16 and would like to find out more about getting experience in the sector as a volunteer, please see our Volunteering  page for current volunteering opportunities.

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