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Every day at the Australian Museum is different. Our work experience program offers high school students the chance to explore a variety of careers including science and cultural research, education, public programming, curatorial and exhibition design, marketing, communications and corporate services.

All work experience opportunities provide practical learning to consolidate classroom teaching. This will support students' personal development and professional skills as they prepare to enter the workforce and make choices about their careers.

The program is available for students in years 10, 11 and 12. Visit us again soon for details about the application process in 2019.

  • Applications open - Monday 4 March 2019
  • Applications close - Friday 5 April 2019

Placements will be available in Term 2, 3 and 4 and all successful applicants for 2019 will be notified from 29 April. Each placement is limited to 5 days (Monday to Friday) working 10am to 4pm each day.