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Burke 101

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What is Burke 101?
Burke 101 is a program that integrates University of Washington students into our education programs at the Burke Museum. This program gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn and practice informal teaching techniques, facilitate activities, and to engage museum visitors of all ages with museum objects.

How can I get credit for this program?
Please contact either the Carlson Center or the Pipeline Project and/or your advisor. The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the Pipeline Project at the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity offer up to 4 credits per quarter to UW student volunteers. Up to 3 General Studies credits may also be available through your major. Please contact your advisor for more information.


  • Enhance your resume
  • Handle museum specimens
  • Learn more about natural history and culture
  • Make connections in the museum community
  • Gain experience teaching and working with the public

Contact Cassandra Sandkam, Docent Manager, by email (csandkam@uw.edu) or phone (206-616-4415).