Jobs & Internships

The National Building Museum offers satisfying professional opportunities in its vibrant, historic building. Our mission to provide a diverse, broad array of jobs and opportunities encourages hires from every background. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.


Foundation Giving Officer

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The National Building Museum seeks a foundation relations manager to direct the research, identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and tracking of foundation and government donors and prospects. A crucial group of Museum stakeholders, foundation and government donors support Museum exhibitions, education programs, general operating support, and...

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Museum Shop Sales Associate

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A rare opportunity has opened up to become a part of Washington’s Best Museum Shop. The award winning Museum Shop at the National Building Museum is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of E-commerce/Museum Shop Sales Associate. As a team member you will...

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HR Generalist/Payroll Assistant

Monday, March 6, 2017

Human Resources The National Building Museum seeks part-time HR Generalist/Payroll Assistant to perform HR-related duties on a professional level with minimal supervision and to work closely with the senior HR staff to support Museum programs. The position will have responsibilities in the following functional areas:...

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Visitor Services Representative

Monday, March 6, 2017

Visitor Services Department Are you a team player? Good at multi-tasking and have the desire to deal with the public? If so, then we have the job for you! The Museum seeks to fill multiple positions for visitor services representatives to perform overall visitor services...

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We are not accepting applications at this time. Please check back for future opportunities.


View available opportunities below, and contact Visitor Services to join our email list to receive updates about one-day volunteering, including Discover Engineering Family Day and the Big Build.

Teen Programs Volunteer

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Education Department Teen Programs is looking for design professionals in all fields, educators, and those interested in working with teenagers for our multi-visit, experiential programs, CityVision, Design Apprenticeship Program, and Investigating Where We Live. These programs teach local teens how to observe more closely and...

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