The Section’s own Chiara Fallone outlines how they gained new skills through volunteering with the West Wales Veterans’ Archive.
Recently qualified archivist Joanne Gent discusses how the pandemic has interrupted volunteer opportunities and stalled their career change into working in archives.
With four new committee vacancies available with the SfNP, we hear from some outgoing officers about their highlights as ARA officers.
Project Archivist Mollie Horne discusses online engagement through the Aberdeen Harbour Arrivals transcription project.
Rosie Denton outlines findings from her dissertation research into crowdsourcing and volunteering in archives.
Aspiring archivist Sophie Gilmour shares her rather intensive approach to gaining valuable volunteer experience in archives.
Bodleian trainee digital archivist Miten Mistry shares his career journey from studying chemistry to becoming an archivist.
Erica D’Alessandro, Hollie Drinkwater and Lucy Cokes share their experience of learning conservation skills, community outreach and CPD as trainees with P.Z. Conservation.
This week’s ‘How I Started’ post is from Helena, who is at the very beginning of her career and gives some great advice on obtaining relevant pre-course experience.
To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.