Project Officer (Paid Internship)

Are you a current student or recent graduate of Deakin University's Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Program? If so, this opportunity is for you!

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA) Victoria is excited to introduce a 12-month paid internship. The initiative is a training and outcomes-based role that provides a unique opportunity to gain extended hands-on experience within the sector through the lens of peak body advocacy work, programming and events, public engagement and sector development. The aim is to equip the successful candidate with the skills, experience, and connections to increase their chances of securing employment in a competitive market.

Please see the role's position description for additional details. An Information Session will also be hosted via Zoom on 14 September, with an opportunity for questions. The link has been provided for you below.


Why AMaGA Victoria:

As the peak body for the Victorian museum and gallery industry, AMaGA Victoria serves the needs of more than 1000 museums, galleries and community collecting organisations. Our work spans both large and small institutions across Victoria, helping to support their work in organisational management, collections care, audience engagement, knowledge sharing and specialised skill development.


Application Process:

To apply, please submit your CV, responses to our Key Selection Criteria, and a compelling cover letter that explains why this opportunity is important to you. We are excited to learn about your experiences, aspirations, and how you envision contributing to our team.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the AMaGA Victoria team. Submit your application to Ash Robertson ( to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in the museum and gallery sector.

If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Ash Robertson directly on (03) 9270 5063 or by email.


DEADLINE: 5:00pm, 1 October 2023

LOCATION: Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria

DURATION: January – December 2024

SALARY: $22,000 plus Superannuation (full-time equivalent salary is $55,000 plus Superannuation)

INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, 14 September at 2:30pm