Heritage Pathways: CVs and Cover Letters

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This session will focus on how to boost your CV and write compelling cover letters when applying for jobs in the heritage sector. It will provide top tips for how to build your practical experience and how to articulate the transferable skills gained through your studies at Oxford. It will also highlight common pitfalls and errors in applications and how to interrogate job descriptions to ask what, exactly, employers want.


  • Charles Pugh (Consultancy Manager, National Trust)
  • Alice Purkiss (National Trust Partnership Lead, University of Oxford)
  • Jess Wolinski (Director of Marketing, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park)

For further information please contact training@humanities.ox.ac.uk.  

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