CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Canadian Museum of History RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

March 2, 2018


For immediate release


Gatineau, Quebec, March 2, 2018 — The Canadian Museum of History is now accepting applications for its RBC Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. This eight-month program, the only one of its kind in Canada, offers professional and technical training in museum practices to First Nations, Métis and Inuit people from across Canada. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2018.

All training is under the supervision of the professional staff of the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum in a variety of fields, including research, collections, exhibitions, public programs, corporate affairs, publishing, development and museum services. The objective of this internship is to offer practical experience for Aboriginal people who would like to broaden their skills in various aspects of museum work. Training is available in both official languages.

Since 1993, the Museums have welcomed interns from over 40 different Aboriginal Nations across Canada. Graduates have gone on to become role models and advocates in museum and cultural sectors. Upon completing the Program, many graduates have used their training and experience to become community museum staff, directors, instructors and government employees, or to help them select a specific area of expertise in which to further their studies.

To learn more about the Program, please contact Jameson C. Brant, Program Coordinator, at 819-776-8270 or, or consult the website at

Work of the Canadian Museum of History is made possible in part through financial support of the Government of Canada.

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Media contacts:

Stéphanie Verner
Media Relations Officer
Telephone: 819-776-7169