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 Museum’s Security Guards play a vital role in maintaining the security and safety of the Museum premises, assets, visitors, and staff, while also serving as ambassadors with the Museum’s visitors and guests.
The Visitor Experience Coordinator is a new and expanded role at the Jewish Museum. This individual will oversee aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Visitor Experience department with the goal of providing a high quality visitor experience and exceptional customer service to all audiences.
The Public Programs Coordinator works with the Manager of Public Programs on the planning and implementation of creative, dynamic, and engaging programs for adult audiences.
The Exhibitions Manager works closely with Deputy Director for Program Administration (DDPA) and curatorial staff on the planning and implementation of temporary exhibitions.
The Associate Registrar for Exhibitions is responsible for all registration aspects of assigned in-house and traveling exhibitions to support the Museum’s active fine arts exhibition program.
The Jewish Museum seeks a dynamic, personable, and team-oriented individual to translate the Museum’s vision into all aspects of the onsite visitor experience.
Blending the responsibility to generate independent curatorial projects and support others in planning, researching, and executing exhibitions currently in the pipeline, the Assistant Curator plays an integral role on a team comprised of professional colleagues with diverse fields of expertise.
Summer 2018 interns at the Met Cloisters
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 Term: September – December 2018
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Jewish Museum seeks an attentive individual with a passion for New York creative culture to assist the Marketing Department advance its attendance and brand awareness goals.
The intern will assist with preparations for the 2019 New York Jewish Film Festival, an annual festival co-presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center.
The Development 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.
Gain firsthand professional experience in a membership and development office, and learn about the inner workings of a museum.
The Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about art and cultural communications for a major art museum in NYC.
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 Education Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in education and the arts. The Education intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas in the department—school, family, teen, and access programs.
Volunteers play an integral role at the Jewish Museum, providing support to many aspects of Museum operations.
The Jewish Museum offers the volunteer positions listed on this page and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Time commitments vary depending on the position.
The Docent Training Program is a year-long experience in which participants learn how to conduct 45-minute gallery tours of the Jewish Museum's exhibitions.