Employment

As the largest Armenian museum in the Diaspora, the Armenian Museum of America offers a wide-range of exciting career opportunities. Our available openings are listed below, and you can learn more about volunteering or our exciting internship program.

Current Opportunities

Internships

The Armenian Museum of America offers internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who want hands-on experience to gain insight into the museum work experience.

Internships are unpaid but interns can earn college credit. Qualified interns are enthusiastic students with a background in history, art history, anthropology, communications, graphic design, web development, museum or library studies and/or are interested in Armenian history and culture.

Applications for internships are evaluated on a rolling basis.To apply, please email your resume and cover letter describing your personal interests, skills, academic/career goals to info@armenianmuseum.org.

Current Internship Positions

Collections Management Intern

Description:

The Armenian Museum of America is seeking a qualified part-time collections management intern to assist with an inventory of the Museum’s collection. This intern will work directly with the Collections Manager to identify objects, improve their storage, and update their digital and paper records. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in collections or archives management to see the collections management process from beginning to end, to learn about best practices and standards, and to play a vital role in the preservation of Armenian history.

Qualifications:

1. Upper-level undergraduate or graduate work towards a career in the museum field.

2. Experience working behind the scenes in museums collections management, especially storage.

3. Familiarity with museum best practices for handling objects.

4. Experience with museum database software, preferably PastPerfect.

5. The ability to lift 40 lbs overhead, stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders.

6. Willingness to work in and clean dusty areas.

7. Attention to detail and organization for repetitive tasks.

How To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to zquinn@armenianmuseum.org.

Salary:
Unpaid

Volunteer

Volunteers are a valued part of the work that goes on at the Armenian Museum of America.

The Museum’s increasing popularity has sparked a recent rise in visitors and groups seeking guided tours. We are seeking volunteers who have an interest in history and culture. We will provide training so no need to be an expert to start!

If you are interested, please contact the museum office by emailing info@armenianmuseum.org.

Please consider joining our team of volunteers. We hope to hear from you!

Apply online to be a volunteer

Current Volunteer Positions

Gallery Assistant

The Armenian Museum is looking for volunteers to provide a welcoming and friendly presence in our galleries. If you have time to spare and would like to join us in sharing our amazing collection with visitors, we would love to meet you! We are more than willing to teach and train, so all you need is your enthusiasm and dedication to cultural exchange.

If you are interested, please contact the museum office by emailing info@armenianmuseum.org.

Workshop and Events Assistant

If you would like to be part of our events and workshops, we would love to have you!

Please contact the museum office by emailing info@armenianmuseum.org.