What We Do: The Mission

The mission of San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals is to facilitate career growth through networking and professional development opportunities. San Diego EMP welcomes members from all fields and is primarily composed of employees, volunteers, and students in their first ten years of a museum-related career. By offering regular meetups, workshops, tours, and other profession-related activities, San Diego EMP is a valuable resource for San Diego’s museum community.

Organizational Goals

To bring together San Diego’s EMP community for networking and professional development opportunities. To facilitate career growth and advancement through intern and mentorship opportunities, as well as networking, workshops, and events. To provide a platform for EMPs to communicate with and learn from one another both online and in person. To create a strong EMP presence in San Diego and Southern California in our own right as well as through museum associations and communities. To develop and maintain a symbiotic relationship for EMP & museums.