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.

Development Officer, Major Gifts

The Development Officer is a frontline fundraiser responsible for managing the Patron Program, which is comprised of Museum donors at the $1,000–$9,999 level.

Development Associate

The Jewish Museum seeks an energetic, organized, and detailed-oriented individual to provide essential support to the Department of Major Gifts and Institutional Giving.

Associate Development Officer, Exhibitions

The Jewish Museum seeks a grants manager and persuasive writer to play a key role securing and stewarding support from foundations, individuals, corporations, and government agencies for exhibitions and other Museum initiatives.

Digital Marketing Coordinator

The Digital Marketing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Museum’s promotional efforts through email marketing strategies and other CRM-driven marketing approaches.

Social Media Associate

The Social Media 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.

Junior Accounts Receivable Accountant/Bookkeeper

The Jewish Museum is seeking to hire a part-time Junior AR Accountant/Bookkeeper to handle its revenue and receivable transactions.

Barnett & Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art

The Jewish Museum seeks a vibrant curator with a strong network of artistic relationships, an inspiring creative vision in the contemporary field, and a collaborative mindset to become its next Barnett and Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art.

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, graduate students, and recent graduates. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply for our 2021 Virtual Summer Internships.

How to Apply:

Please review the application instructions in the internship posting that you are applying for, and email your resume, cover letter, completed internship application form, and any other required materials to:

interns@thejm.org

You will receive an automatic reply acknowledging receipt of your application materials. A staff member will contact you directly if we decide to schedule an interview.

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.