Young Freelancers

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Our Young Freelancers have an opportunity to work on an ad-hoc basis, gain training and build a variety of contacts across the cultural sector.

They work alongside us and the wider sector, cultivating new transferable skills and sector knowledge, which in turn helps them to become enthusiastic, informed, culturally-aware freelance professionals.

What do I gain from the programme?

The Young Freelancers that join us get the following from our program:

  • Valuable transferable skills and experience working in an inspiring and innovative heritage organisation
  • A real development opportunity paid at the London Living Wage
  • Museum induction and extensive training programme including opportunities for mentoring training, project management training and much more
  • A mentoring from a freelancer from the sector
  • Help support your professional development
  • A unique gateway opportunity into the wide ranging cultural sector

How do I get involved?

Each we recruit a group of Young Freelancers. If you are interested in becoming a Young Freelancer with us, then please check out the opportunities listed below.

Stay up to date with our work and opportunities to join our programme on these pages or follow us on Twitter @ltmuseumyouth.

What do our Young Freelancers have to say?

My short time as a Young Freelancer has been a rapid learning curve: I have gained more confidence and knowledge in one year than I have from all my previous experiences put together! I now feel equipped with a toolkit that means I can take my career in museums forward in whatever direction I choose”


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Opportunities

Young freelancers

Applications for our 2019-2020 Young Freelancers are now closed.

Check back later in the year to find out more about what they are up to.

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New mini lightbox

Our fan-favourite London Underground roundel lightbox just got a new younger sibling. This cute smaller version is just 7 inches tall and comes with three interchangeable inserts. Exclusively available at our shop!

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NEW! Piccadilly Circus tour

Join us for an exclusive tour of one of London's most iconic stations. Go behind secret doors to passageways and lift shafts closed to the public since 1929 and discover the stunning Edwardian architecture.

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Object of the Month

Country walks were marketed as a healthy antidote to a week spent in an office or factory. This embroidery of a young couple enjoying a picnic was created for a poster to encourage people to get out and about. 

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