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Sydney Urbaniak

MSU Museum CoLaborator

MSU Museum CoLaborator
Welcome Desk Student Employee

Learn more about Sydney Urbaniak

Major: Philosophy
Minor: Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Sydney Urbaniak is a CoLaborator at the MSU Museum, their primary responsibility is to talk to visitors about the current MSU Museum CoLab exhibition 1.5° Celsius. In addition, Sydney assists with welcoming visitors at the MSU Museum Welcome Center.

Learn more about Sydney (she/they)

Where are you from?  
I’m from Walled Lake, Michigan

What is your academic year?
I’m a second-year student

What interested you in your position at the MSU Museum? 
I wanted to get museum work experience while I was still in undergrad and the CoLab Studio allowed me to explore the museum studies atmosphere while also interacting with members of my community.


What is your favorite exhibition at the MSU Museum?
My favorite exhibit at the MSU Museum is the Appetite for Deconstruction within the CoLab Studio’s 1.5° Celsius exhibition. It’s my favorite because I really enjoy the conversations it lets me have with visitors, plus it’s pretty cool that we can hear the mushrooms communicating with each other.

What do you do in your free time? 
I enjoy playing with my pets, listening to music, and being a generally dorky human with my friends.

What is your dream job? 
I’m not exactly sure what my dream job is per se, but I’m currently hoping to work within the classical studies field at a museum or library.

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