BCMA Career Toolkit

A toolkit of resources that can help you make a career change and find new jobs in the arts, culture, and heritage sector.


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BCMA Job Board

BCMA can help you find your next career opportunity!

View Open Positions in BC’s Cultural Sector Now!

Networking Opportunities

Watercooler Wednesdays

Connect with museum, gallery and heritage professionals from across British Columbia. Gather around the digital watercooler to catch up, ask questions, seek advice, and chat.

Museum Manager Mondays

Being a museum manager is a challenging and often isolating role. Museum Manager Mondays is a new program to help professionals in leadership positions connect, network, and provide mutual support.

IBPOC Museum Professionals Network

Responding to the immediate needs identified by racially marginalized museum workers, the IBPOC Network will provide targeted support for IBPOC and equity-seeking members of our community through workshops, webinars, networking, and resource development.

BCMA Mentorship Program

Connecting emerging museum professionals with experienced cultural professionals, helping to build lasting relationships and strengthen connections within the museum and gallery sector.

Learn more about mentorship!

BCMA Professional Development Bursaries

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BCMA Grants & Bursaries

BCMA Conference Bursaries

The BCMA Conference Bursary helps off-set travel, accommodation and/or conference registration costs for delegates in need, students interested in the museum sector and emerging professionals.

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BCMA Grants & Bursaries

Joe Nagel Technology Bursary

The Joe Nagel Technology Bursary for professional development related to the innovative use of technology

BCMA Grants & Bursaries

Barrie Hardcastle Bursary

The Barrie Hardcastle Bursary for professional development in financial administration and management

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Become a Member!

Becoming a member is the best way to be updated on all the new professional development opportunities BCMA offers and makes you eligible for bursaries and other exclusive opportunities

Stay in the loop!

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