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National Museum invites undergraduates for 'Yuva Saathi' course

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Certificate programme @ National Museum
New Delhi: National Museum has called for applications to its second batch of the innovative young volunteer guide programme it is conducting in the national capital.

August 14 will be the last date for undergraduates to apply for the three-month certificate ‘Yuva Saathi' course aimed at equipping college students as guides for school groups at the museum.

The classes will start on August 26, National Museum Director-General, Dr. Venu V, said today.

The CV can be sent to, while calls can be made on 011.23019272 (ext. 322), he said about the course being carried out in collaboration with National Museum Institute (NMI).

The students passing the course would form part of a pool of volunteers at the museum to guide school groups, and honorarium provided.

The training would be given for two hours (from 10.30 am) each on Saturdays and Sundays till November 2013.

"The medium of transaction would be bilingual; working knowledge of both Hindi English is desirable," he said.

NMI assistant professor, Dr. Manvi Seth, said the course would feature theory classes, practical training, talks by scholars and curators and enhancement of communication skills.

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