Museum Work Placement Programme

Kelham Island Museum and Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Throughout 2018/19

Two young people worked as supported interns at Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust sites for one day per week during term time. Interns worked with the Trust’s Visitor Engagement team to carry out front-of-house duties. This included visitor engagement, cleaning and tidying the site, and doing stock takes. One placement also received specialist training in conservation to take on extra collections care duties.


  • Communication
  • Working in a team
  • Visitor engagement
  • Customer service
  • General front-of-house duties
  • Cash handling
  • Conservation
  • Object handling