Museology Master of Arts Program

Student Life

October 2, 2017

Orientation Reflections: Welcoming the Class of 2019

While orientation marks the end of my summer, it is a time I look forward to, when I have the opportunity to get to know our incoming cohort of students, beyond just an application, a few emails, and maybe a brief visit. This group represents a range of interests, experience, and goals – with 35…

July 20, 2017

A Meandering Journey: Looking Back at My Graduate School Experience

Author: Marina Mayne, Class of 2017 When I started graduate school, I wasn’t sure exactly how everything would come together but I thought I knew exactly where I wanted to end up. I had worked in collections management positions in undergrad, spent time working in museums before graduate school, and completed an undergraduate minor in…

April 21, 2017

Museology at Work – Work Study at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery

The University of Washington is fortunate to have a few on-campus museums, which are incredible resources for our students. Not only do The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and the Henry Art Gallery offer free admission to all UW students, both museums offer a variety of work study positions, which give students paid opportunities to gain further…

December 20, 2016

Internship Spotlight – Holocaust Center for Humanity

–Sydney Dratel, Class of 2018. When I started  the Museology program, I was not expecting to land an internship right away. In a student newsletter sent out over the summer, I saw a listing for an internship with Seattle’s Holocaust Center for Humanity. The description was fascinating (work with primary documents, having ownership over a…

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