Who is an EMP member?

Any one who is signed up to receive our newsletter is an EMP member! San Diego EMP provides professional development for emerging museum professionals. There is no age limit!

Become a member now by signing up for our newsletter!

Membership Benefits

Current membership benefits include:

  • Professional networking events at fun local venues
  • Behind the scenes tours of popular museum exhibitions
  • Special gatherings with in-depth conversations about museum trends
  • Invitations to engaging panel discussions with museum leaders
  • Discounts on registrations for professional development seminars
  • An opportunity to serve on the board of the San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals.

Is EMP for Me?

San Diego EMP provides a variety of no-cost and low-cost professional development opportunities for individuals who are interested in entering the museum field or furthering their museum careers at the local, regional and national level. San Diego EMP currently has members from a variety of professions that support the museum community. We welcome any individuals who are interested in learning more about the museum field or who can support our mission by representing their local organization or institution at our events.

Below is a list of museum related industries that our active members have represented at San Diego EMP events:

  • Volunteer Services
  • Visitor Services
  • Retail Services
  • State Park Services
  • Wildlife and Nature Conservation
  • Sustainability Services
  • Educational Programming
  • Library Sciences
  • Archive Collections
  • Exhibit Curation
  • Exhibit Fabrication
  • Object Restoration
  • Membership Development
  • Social Media
  • Online Marketing