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The Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka has been for more than a century one of the most important cultural meeting places in the city of Rijeka and its region. Museum contains valuable collections preserved within Archaeological, Ethnography, Cultural History and Maritime History departments. Museum represents a reference of a long, rich and squally history and living culture on the crossroads of the sea and continent, of the middle Europe and Mediterranean. The seat of the Museum is the former Governors palace which itself represents a cultural monument and the museum exhibit no. 1. This is a place for studying and enjoying of tangible and intangible heritage, playing and amusement, new experiences and gatherings.

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Location(s) of work-placements

The city of Rijeka, Croatia; Governor’s palace -the seat of the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka; Primorje and Gorski Kotra County

Field(s) of internship

History, Art History, Archaeology, Ethnography and Anthropology, Maritime History, Museology, Cultural Studies, Languages, Politics, Media Studies, Creative Industries, Marketing and PR in Culture, Managament in Culture, Languages


Detailed tasks of trainee

  • Preparing an exhibition (assisting to curator in selecting the museum objects and preparation of exhibition narration)
  • Translation of documents and museum material from English to Italian
  • Preparation of info materials for visitors
  • Assisting in archaeological research and elaboration of archaeological material
  • Assisting in preparation of museum visitors questionnaire
  • Digitizing museum objects
  • Scanning museum photographs archive

Skills & Competences required

  • Knowledge of basic computer programmes for writing and processing of photographs
  • Knowledge of English language
  • Eye for details
  • Team-player

Learning Outcomes expected

  • Interpretation of archival documents and museum objects
  • Preparing and writing material for museum visitors
  • Preservation of museum objects
  • Preparation of a museum exhibition
  • Field research