Careers in Culture – Careers In Heritage

> Curiosity checklist

How do you know if a career in heritage is right for you? Look inside yourself to answer that question. What are your passions? What are your interests, talents and skills? Use the following checklist to help you decide.

Curiosity Checklist

Do you...

Like hearing stories about Canada's peoples and places?
Have an interest in history and its preservation?
Enjoy learning about your family history?
Dream of going on an archaeological dig?
Have an interest in monuments and historic sites?
Want to promote your town's history to the public?
Enjoy investigating past events?
Like understanding people's past behaviour, such as what led to large migrations?
Use words, dance, art, music, or film to honour a place or group of people?
Have an interest in preserving old buildings or historic streetscapes?
Like learning a native language?
Have an interest in collecting or restoring rare books?
Want to design new uses for historic buildings in your community?
Want to organize a festival that celebrates our multi-cultural history?
Enjoy using new media to tell old stories?