Becoming an Archives Consultant: Practical Info & Tips

Certificate Eligibility: 
N/A
Credits: 
1 ARC
Length: 
90 minutes
Format: 
Webcast
Tier: 
Foundational
Description: 

If you’ve been considering a second career, a second job, ways to supplement your family’s income, or just how to hedge your professional bets, this seminar is for you! Three archives consultants—representing three different perspectives and professional niches—will share their experience, their practical know-how, and what you should know before venturing into professional consulting.

Learning Outcomes: 
Run the business (including fees, taxes, hiring, legal considerations, health insurance, and working with subcontractors or employees)
Market archival services, marketing yourself, and working for consulting groups
Write grants for your own projects, clearance issues, GSA schedule for federal contract work, and short-term international opportunities
Who Should Attend?: 

Beginner consultants or those who are considering a consulting career