University of Manchester:  Call for postgraduate student placements 2022-23

The University of Manchester’s Institute for Cultural Practice is looking for suitable placements with cultural (including museums and heritage sites) and creative organisations for postgraduate students. The placements will run for 20 days between November 2022 and May 2023.

The students are studying on MA programmes in Arts Management, Policy and Practice, Art Gallery and Museum Studies, Heritage Studies, and Film Studies, and earn credit towards their Masters degree for their placement project. Their students have a wide variety of skills, knowledge, and interests relevant to industrial heritage museums and sites. Examples of recent placement projects and roles include:

  • Digital marketing and social media campaigns
  • Contemporary collecting and exhibition-making
  • Fundraising and grant funding applications
  • Evaluation and audience analysis
  • Event management and production tasks

Further details and examples of placement projects can be found on their website: Placements can either be on-site at your place of work, working from home, or a blended option with students working at home and at your place of work.

To host one or more MA students with your organisation complete their online form here by Friday 16 September 2022. If you would like to discuss project ideas before submitting a form then please contact the academic lead on placements, Andy Hardman,

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