Professional Networks

The Committee on Museum Professional Training (COMPT) provides information on professional preparation, training and development of museum staff.

Resource Library

Reference guides, articles and tools to help you and your museum succeed.

Join the Alliance

Membership is the foundation for excellence and unites the field.

Career Management

The Alliance provides you with resources to help you with your career.

Career Transition

Gain tips for transitioning in and out of jobs gracefully.

Cover Letters & Resumes

Gain practical advice on crafting your most important job search tool and pick up helpful hints on crafting a persuasive cover letter that grabs the attention of hiring managers.

Gaining Experience & Professional Education

Build your job skills with these practical tips and explore resources to help you make decisions about your continuing education.


Learn how to prepare for and ace the interview.


Explore why mentoring matters to both the mentee and the mentor.

Museum Careers

Find out more about museum work, including job postings and career advice.

Salary Negotiation

Learn more about the art of negotiating and explore the first comprehensive salary study conducted for the field.

Networking & Personal Branding

Gain tips on expanding your network of professional relationships and pick up quick tips for career branding success.

        A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career

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        Teaching the Museum: Careers in Museum Education

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