Curatorial Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary
Museum professional with two years of experience . Specialty areas include museum management and historical research and writing.
  • Cataloging using PastPerfect Software
  • Knowledgeable of A.A.M. Standard
  • Research
  • Writing
Work History
Curatorial Assistant, 07/2012 to 02/2013
Cedars SinaiPlaya Vista, CA,
  • Inventorying collection
  • Accessioning items using PastPerfect software
  • Collection maintenance
  • Object research
Curatorial Intern and Researcher, 02/2011 to 01/2013
Talaris Therapeutics Inc.Louisville, KY,
  • Cataloging using PastPerfect software
  • Label research and writing
  • Exhibit development
  • Assistance in educational programming
  • Research, writing, and editing of museum book
  • Collaboration with other museum professionals
    for research purposes
  • Assistance in development of docent manual
  • Museum and object maintenance
  • Assistance in grant writing
Research Assistant, 01/2005 to 02/2007
University Of TulsaCity, STATE,
  • Researched primary resources for supervising professor
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations for university
    lecture courses
Ph.D.: Humanities- Aesthetic Studies, Expected in Current
University of Texas at Dallas - Richardson, TX
Unique doctoral program in which I plan to specialize in 19th century art and 19th and 20th century American history. This program will qualify me to perform high level research of museum objects.
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Master of Arts: Museum Studies, Expected in 2011
University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Relevant Coursework
  • The World of a Museum- This course focused on the structure of the museum, roles of the staff, American Association of Museum standards of practices and ethics, operations and developing and implementing museum budgets.
  • Collections Management-The emphasis of collections management was practices related to collections
    management including accessioning and de-accessioning, ethical loan practices, ethical object
    procurement, and object care.
  • Museum Management and Leadership- The course concentrated on philosophy, policies and practices of governance, ethics, mission development, long term and strategic planning, and institutional missions.
  • Museums, Cultures, and Communities- The interaction between the museum, community, and public is the focus of this course. This includes educational and public programming, fund raising, public relations, and marketing.
Bachelor of Arts: History, Expected in 2008
University of Tulsa - Tulsa, OK

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School Attended
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Tulsa
Job Titles Held:
  • Curatorial Assistant
  • Curatorial Intern and Researcher
  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts