WORKING AT THE ASHMOLEAN

VOLUNTEERING

Our invaluable volunteers help make the Ashmolean such an exciting place to visit and learn. Click on the button below to find out who they are and how you can join the team.

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EARLY CAREER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Click on the button below to find out more about research opportunities at the Museum and about how to apply for funding.

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APPRENTICESHIPS

The Ashmolean, as part of Oxford University, offers a number of apprenticeships.

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INTERNSHIPS

Find out more about internship vacancies across Oxford University. Ashmolean-specific internship opportunities will be advertised (when available) under our main jobs vacancies section.
 

Gold Badge Internship office 2019

STUDENT PLACEMENTS

Get in touch with us by email at human.resources@ashmus.ox.ac.uk to find out more about our placements for 16–18 year olds.

AT UNIVERSITY OR IN FURTHER EDUCATION?

If you’re studying at a further or higher education course and are interested in a placement at the Ashmolean, contact us by email at human.resources@ashmus.ox.ac.uk outlining your interest, subject you're studying and why you’d especially like to come to the Ashmolean to gain experience.

 

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STAFF BENEFITS

 
Ashmolean staff enjoy a raft of benefits, including free exhibition entry to most national museums and gardens, and access to the incredible resources of Oxford University.

We asked our staff which benefits they most valued:

  • £1 hot drinks from our cafe
  • Shop discount of 20%
  • Christmas party
  • Lots of holiday (38 days, inclusive of public holidays and bank holidays, plus extra days for long service)
  • Free access to colleges and Botanic Gardens with staff card
  • Free entry to other museums with our staff card (NMDC reciprocal agreement)
  • Free exhibition tickets for the Ashmolean and tickets for friends and family  
  • Training courses; as part of Oxford University the Ashmolean can offer a host of staff-development training opportunities through the Oxford Learning Institute (IT training is a particular favourite)
  • Travel benefits, including discounted bus and train travel
  • Bodleian card, which provides access to Oxford University’s fantastic libraries
  • Good pension scheme
  • Cycle scheme including discounts on purchasing a bicycle
  • NUS membership
  • Travel discounts including peak and off-peak parking permits
  • Oxford University Press discounts (books)
  • Sports club discounts (Oxford University & Oxford Brookes University)
  • UNI days (OU activities)

Full benefits are available from the Oxford University staff handbook.