Installation view of Unorthodox at the Jewish Museum. Photo by Sarah Wass Photo.
The Jewish Museum seeks a diverse workforce, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizen status, religion, ancestry, veteran status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law in all employment decisions. The Jewish Museum provides a competitive salary and a generous benefit package.
The Special Events Associate will provide essential administrative and logistical support for all fundraising and other events produced by the Special Events Department, including the Purim Ball, Art and Design Tour, New York Jewish Film Festival Opening, exhibition openings, and donor receptions and dinners. The Associate will also assist with other internal events across Museum departments, as required.
The Jewish Museum is seeking a performer to interact with museum visitors to realize the artwork Be Quiet by James Lee Byars for the exhibition Take Me (I’m Yours).
The Human Resources Associate provides administrative support to the Human Resources Department in the areas of staff recruitment, payroll, benefits administration, database management, and office administration. This position requires strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills.
The Jewish Museum is seeking an Assistant Cataloguer for a one-year position for a special collection project. Under the supervision of the Collections Manager and part of the larger project team, the Assistant Cataloguer will work directly with objects in the collection to help assess their location, condition, and status for inclusion in a new exhibition.
The Jewish Museum seeks a creative, articulate, organized, and passionate development professional to raise restricted gifts through the identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
The Jewish Museum is the only art museum in the world that focuses on the dynamic interplay between artistic practice and an unparalleled collection of objects reflecting global Jewish identity and tradition. Widely admired for its exhibitions and education programs that inspire people of all backgrounds, the Jewish Museum is the preeminent U.S. institution exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary.
The Membership Assistant will assist the Director of Membership in maintaining efficient operation of the Membership Department. Flexibility, initiative, accuracy and motivation are required to handle a diverse range of responsibilities, including data entry and data base maintenance, report and record management, correspondence, internet and email projects, customer service, event support, and general clerical assistance.
The Assistant Manager of Gallery Programs develops, oversees, and teaches programs across multiple areas within the Education Department for adult visitors and elementary, middle, and high school students with a special focus on programs for visitors with disabilities.
Summer 2016 interns at the New York Botanical Gardens
The Jewish Museum's year-round Internship Program provides an opportunity to participate in the day-to-day operations of one of New York City's leading museums of art and culture.
The Jewish Museum offers fall, spring, and summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students, and beginning professionals. Most internships are unpaid and are available in a wide range of museum departments including curatorial affairs, collections and exhibitions, membership, marketing and communications, and development. Our internship program is highly competitive, and acceptance is based upon academic achievements, interests, experience, related skills, motivation, and availability. Time commitments are flexible and can range from as little as fourteen hours to thirty-five hours per week depending on availability and the department's needs. The Jewish Museum encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
For information about our Teen Intern program, please click here.
Fall 2016 Term: September - December
Application deadline: Extended to Friday, August 26
The Marketing and Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in marketing and communications, and who would like hands-on experience promoting a non-profit art-and-culture museum.
We are looking for a creative, motivated, and attentive individual to assist the Marketing Department of the Jewish Museum and develop his or her knowledge of editorial and outreach marketing strategies in a professional museum environment.
The Major Gifts Intern at the Jewish Museum will provide essential support to the Major Gifts team in managing the Museum’s individual giving groups: Young Patrons, Patrons, Contemporary Circle, and Museum Council.
The Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about art, design, and cultural communications. The Public Relations Intern will assist the Communications Department with press outreach for upcoming art and design exhibitions.
We are looking for inspired individuals who would like to join the Curatorial Team of The Jewish Museum and develop their knowledge of exhibition realization in a professional, supportive environment.
The Development Department is looking for a fall intern to join the team. The intern will assist with fundraising efforts for a number of major projects, including the Kickstarter campaign for the Take Me (I’m Yours) exhibition and will provide crucial support in other areas of fundraising and government research.
The Jewish Museum is seeking a part-time intern to assist with preparations for the New York Jewish Film Festival’s 26th edition in January 2017 and research and other tasks related to the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting. The Festival is a collaborative project of The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
We are looking for inspired individuals who would like to join the Curatorial Team of The Jewish Museum and develop their knowledge of museum administration and exhibition realization in a professional, supportive environment.
We are looking for motivated individuals who would like to join the Curatorial Team of The Jewish Museum and develop their knowledge of exhibition realization in a professional environment. The Museum seeks an intern who will assist the Chief Curator with upcoming exhibitions related to art and culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
The Jewish Museum seeks a motivated intern with a passion for art and technology to join the Jewish Museum’s Digital team. While developing their knowledge of digital strategy within a museum environment, the intern will support the Director of Digital, Digital Asset Manager, and Digital Marketing Associate in activities related to the website, blog, email, and social media.
Intern will assist with planning and implementation of weekly public programs for adult audiences. Programs relate to current temporary exhibitions at the Museum and follow a variety of formats including lectures, gallery talks, concerts and film screenings.
Volunteers play an integral role at the Jewish Museum, providing support to all aspects of Museum operations.
We continually seek to expand our diverse volunteer corps by incorporating a wide range of individuals and by providing many types of volunteer jobs. In addition to the opportunities listed here, applicants are assessed for their skills and interests and are placed in appropriate positions as determined by current staff needs.
Work with the Membership Department to recruit new members, and reach out to current members to renew and increase their membership support for the Museum. Assignments include staffing the lobby Membership Desk, calling lapsed members, and preparing membership and special event mailings. Opportunities available for volunteers interested in database entry as well. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse group of members and staff are essential.
Greet Museum visitors, distribute audio guides, and assist visitors as needed. Sundays, weekdays, and Thursday evening slots are available. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse group of visitors and staff are essential. Foreign-language fluency a plus.