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An Outstanding Career Opportunity for Summer 2020

20 Jul 2019 10:29 AM | Anonymous

The Open Palace Programmes offer an English, an Irish and a Scottish programme which offer you the chance to: 

  • Step behind the scenes at some of the most significant palaces and heritage sites in the UK   
  • Learn from the heritage professionals how to conserve, present and interpret sites and collections
  • Take part in hands on activities tackling real challenges alongside the experts
  • Immerse yourself in history where it happened 
  • Handle fascinating historical artefacts and records
  • Gain invaluable experience and contacts for your resume
  • Benefit from bespoke careers advice
  • Visit and stay in some of the most delightful historic parts of England or Scotland 

These experiences provide a richness and diversity with which few individual placements or internships can compare. 


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Applications are encouraged from all emergent heritage professionals who are planning or have already begun a career in the heritage sector. Places are offered to candidates who send appropriate applications on a ‘first come,first served’ basis so it is important to apply early.  

This year we are delighted to have 5 Bursaries to offer. Details of these bursaries are now available on our website.   

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