Continued Education & Professional Development

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Most continuing education is comprised of short-term training opportunities designed for professional conservators. These opportunities are generally focused on a specific topic or technique. The format for this type of training may be a workshop, conference, or an online course.

Career Path: The field of conservation is broad and quickly developing.  Keeping up with current research and techniques is required to maintain best practices in the field, and in some cases, to advance professionally.

Find An Opportunity: The Foundation of the American Institute of Conservation offers many professional development opportunities throughout the year. You can also find conservation courses, conferences, and seminars on Conservation OnLine (CoOL) and the Conservation DistList. 


New to the field?
Learn more about conservation from AIC’s Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN)