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Despite legal crackdowns, unpaid internships are still rife in the art world

Historically marginalised groups are being kept out of an industry that expects people to work for free in order to get a foot in the door

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We're hiring! The Art Newspaper is looking for a US editor to lead our New York office

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Museum hiring rebounds? US institutions announce a string of appointments to leadership and curatorial positions

It is still not clear how quickly the lower levels of staff, which were hardest hit by pandemic job losses, will recover

Survey finds that 43% of people in US museums field have lost income because of the pandemic

Financial impact is particularly severe for independent contractors, and the toll on mental health seems serious

Freelance workers are the backbone of the art world—but how are they expected to survive on a pittance?

If culture is to recover from the pandemic, the sector must value the self-employed more so that the next generation—of all backgrounds—can afford to live a creative life

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You’re fired! Art workers who have lost jobs report poor treatment by employers—and junior staff are most vulnerable

Some gallery and museum staff say they feel pressure to go into the workplace when they fear it is unsafe, while tough non-compete clauses can limit future employment options

Anna Brady. with additional reporting by Anny Shaw

London's Southbank Centre rehires 40 workers who lost their jobs in the wake of Covid-19

Staff who have been made redundant are being recruited again following extension of furlough job retention scheme by UK government

Will UK government furlough extension make museums rethink redundancy plans?

Petition launched calling for Southbank Centre staff to be reinstated in light of Chancellor’s announcement while Royal Academy confirms coronavirus funding snub

Art Fund's new student pass scheme offers 500 paid job opportunities in culture sector

UK non-profit's plan may draw in young crowds which are a target demographic for museums

Programme of paid internships aims to make US museum staff more diverse

Association of Art Museum Directors launches scheme to provide undergraduate students from minority backgrounds with hands-on experience

New initiative aims to increase social mobility and diversity in the art industry

Easel will offer careers information, a mentorship programme and a grant scheme to subsidise low wages in entry level roles

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