SPNHC is dedicated to training the next generation of collections care professionals, through workshops, special sessions, and mentorship schemes
SPNHC Annual Meetings
The program for the Society’s Annual Meeting always contains numerous opportunities for training and professional development, including special sessions, topical workshops, and special interest groups at the annual meetings.
Fitzgerald Travel Grants
This program is designed to assist members with the costs of attending the Society's annual meeting. The first grants were available for attendance at the 2010 meeting of the Society in Ottawa. A total of $3,000 has been allocated to the program and grants will be for a minimum of $750 each. Applicants should be members of the Society. Preference will be given to graduate students or emerging professionals in fields related to the management and conservation of natural history collections. Applicants from the institution(s) hosting the meeting will not be eligible. Some conditions apply.
To learn more about Fitzgerald Travel Grants, Click Here.
Professional Mentorship Scheme
The Society is in the process of developing a mentorship scheme for collections care professional. Watch this space for more details.
Museum Studies Programs
This list provides a current global view of available programs focusing on Museum Studies, for those interested in pursuing further training.
Download 2015 list here (xls file download).