Life as a Museum Experience Intern

My name is Amy and for the last three months, I have undertaken a Museum Experience Internship provided by University of Cambridge Museums. Last year, I graduated from my master’s degree in Earth Sciences and, like many recent graduates, I was deciding what was next. My master’s year was spent in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and I… Read full article

A table with a red tablecloth set up for the Cambridge City Council holiday lunch activity session. There is a line of museum leaflets and two flyers on stands about the Whipple Museum.

A month as Inclusion Assistant

I joined the University of Cambridge Museums team in early April as Inclusion Assistant Apprentice. Here’s everything I have been up to in my first few weeks. My first few weeks as Inclusion Assistant for the University of Cambridge Museums have been a whirlwind – in the best possible way! From jumping headfirst into community events to seeing a real… Read full article

Inside the Cambridge University Herbarium - a room filled with shelves and collections storage. Two people can be seen standing at the bottom of the room.

Help digitise the collections at Cambridge University Herbarium

Help digitise the Cambridge University Herbarium by becoming an online volunteer today! Cambridge University Herbarium is home to some 1.1 million plant specimens. The collection is a treasure trove of taxonomic, historic and ecological data waiting to be digitised and made available to researchers around the world. Thanks to a grant from the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF), we are… Read full article