Volunteer

There are many ways to deepen your involvement and commitment to the Tibet Museum. Whether you choose to attend or sponsor our programs and events, donate photographs and objects, volunteer at the museum, contribute to a particular project, invite our staff for exchange programs or establish institutional partnerships, we are pleased to welcome you in the Tibet Museum family and grateful for your support.

Support from individuals, corporations and various levels of government will play a major role in ensuring the Tibet Museum’s ongoing success and significance. To learn more about how you can get involved please contact us at tibetmuseum@tibet.net.

Volunteer

Donate Time – Become a Volunteer

The Tibet Museum greatly benefits from volunteers from different communities, and it is always in need of graphic designers, archivist and museum specialists. We seeks students and professionals with practical experience in specific areas of museum work relating to curating, cataloging, exhibition and graphic design.

Tibetans can apply for internships at the Tibet Museum through Tibet Corps, a public-private initiative of the Central Tibetan Administration.

Present Volunteers/ Interns

Lodoe-Laura is currently finishing her final year of the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management MA program at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Beginning in January 2019, she will spend six months at the Tibet Museum, assisting with the implementation of cataloguing standards for the archival database, and facilitating preservation of the cultural heritage material held in the photography archives.

Kunga Chimey Sara is an Architect from Switzerland graduated from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in spring 2018. She is currently working on the final 3D designs, drawings and renderings of the new Museum and is also assisting as a Content Developer for H.H. the Dalai Lama’s section at the new Museum. Kunga joined the Museum in April 2019 and is staying for a year.

Neerja Sutaria completed her graduation in April 2019 with a BA in History-Psychology from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. She has also studied Archaeology as well as Preservation & Conservation of Artefacts from Mumbai. From 20th May to 20th August, she will assist the museum in social media marketing, cataloguing and preserving newly acquired artefacts.

Past Volunteers / Interns

Kesang Dingsta was the newest Tibet Corps volunteer. He was raised in Colorado, U.S.A. where his family currently resides. He is currently studying civil engineering and architecture at Le High University in Pennsylvania. He started working at the Tibet Museum as an intern on May 21st, 2018 and served till August 20th, 2018. Kesang uses 3D designs and drawings to assist in the new Tibetan Museum project.

Tenzing Seldon from New York serves at Tibet Museum of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA. She says,” I applied to Tibet Corps because I believe that the experience I will gain by working as a Tibet Corps intern at the Tibet Museum will not only help me reconnect, with my roots but also give me a well rounded view of how a Museum functions behind the scenes. She joined The Tibet Museum in June 2017 and served till August 2017.

Letitia Chai, a Korean origin student from Cornell University, New York, USA,  joined as an intern at The Tibet Museum of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA in June 2017. Her work includes research and assist the curator in making infographic on His Holiness’ life.