Current job opportunities
From visitor assistants to curators, janitors to administrators, whether they are managing the collections, visitors or resources, each member of the British Museum’s 900 strong workforce helps to ensure that each of our six million annual visitors has a memorable visit and will come back again and again.
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British Museum Company
The British Museum Company encompasses all commercial activity of the British Museum.
Roles include wholesale and retail, licensing, publishing and merchandise.
Cultural sector opportunities
Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award
Breaking the cycle of self-destruction: developing remedial conservation treatments for iron-tannate dyed museum objects.
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award between the University of Leeds and the British Museum.
Museum Pathways is an 18 month programme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in which the British Museum is working with museums across London.
Trainees receive a tax-free bursary and work and train at a partner museum and the British Museum for the duration of the programme. The aim is to give people the skills to start a heritage career and make an informed decision about their career direction. On completion of the programme the trainees complete an accredited qualification in Cultural Heritage and gain real experiences to refer to in future job applications.