Careers

The Jewish Museum provides a wide range of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities in departments throughout the Museum. We encourage you to visit this page periodically, since we update the listings on an ongoing basis.

Job Opportunities

Installation view of Scenes from the Collection. Photo by Sarah Wass.

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.

Digital Marketing Associate

The Digital Marketing Associate is responsible for generating, adapting, and coordinating content for the Museum’s digital platforms to support audience development goals.

Security Guard (Local 241)

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.

Development Officer, Education

The Jewish Museum seeks an experienced grants manager, persuasive writer, and collaborative team member to play a key role in securing education program and project support from foundations, corporations, individuals, and government agencies.

Controller

The Museum has a $20 million operating budget supported by admissions, memberships, retail, philanthropy and earnings from endowment investments. 

Building Mechanic (Local 241)

The Jewish Museum seeks an experienced building mechanic to provide critical facility support by maintaining, troubleshooting, and servicing all aspects of the building mechanical systems.

Internships

Summer 2019 interns at The Frick Collection

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 is currently offering paid virtual internships for undergraduate students from City University of New York, Fordham University, and Yale University through partnership programs. Please check back in the coming months for information about opportunities for Summer 2021, including the Virtual Summer Institute.

Spring 2021 Internships

January - May

Museum Intern

The Jewish Museum is offering a virtual internship opportunity for an individual on the autism spectrum who is interested in the administrative aspect of working in an art museum. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of departments at the Museum including Education, Membership, and Marketing.

Digital Content and Communications Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks a motivated intern with a passion for art and digital marketing to join the Jewish Museum’s Digital Content & Communications Department. The intern will work alongside a dynamic and cross-functional team, with a scope encompassing digital and traditional marketing, advertising, and press outreach.

Volunteer Program

Volunteers play an integral role at the Jewish Museum, providing support to many aspects of Museum operations.

There are no volunteer positions at this time, but please check back for future opportunities.

The Jewish Museum offers the volunteer positions listed on this page and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Time commitments vary depending on the position.

How to Apply:

Please email the following completed Volunteer form (PDF) and resume to:

Kindly specify which volunteer position you are applying for in the subject header of your email. All completed materials are required in order to be considered for a volunteer position. Please be aware that we do not notify applicants of receiving these materials. Due to the volume of volunteer applications, we are unable to provide informational interviews. A staff member will contact you directly if we decide to schedule an interview.