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Curator, Health and Medical Science Museum
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesOversee health and medical science museum collections and historical sites; acquire items through purchases, gifts, field exploration, and intermuseum exchanges; conduct research, and design and prepare exhibits.

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$48,450 per year in 2010

Work Context & ConditionsThe working conditions of archivists and curators vary. Some spend most of their time working with the public, providing reference assistance and educational services. Others perform research or process records, which often means working alone or in offices with only a few people.

Minimum Education RequirementsMaster's Degree

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Management of Personnel Resources, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Writing, Time Management, Active Learning, Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesCategory Flexibility, Speech Recognition, Deductive Reasoning, Near Vision, Speech Clarity, Information Ordering, Inductive Reasoning, Written Expression, Oral Comprehension

InterviewsManon Parry
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