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.


Director of Human Resources

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resources function for the Museum with staff of 100+ employees, including recruitment and placement, benefits administration, employee relations, ADP payroll processing and administration, and implementation of new human resources...

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Design Apprenticeship Program Project Assistant

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Project Assistant supports the Design Apprenticeship Program, the Museum’s design build program for youth ages 13 – 18. The Design Apprenticeship Program is an in-depth, hands-on opportunity for local teens to collaboratively work on projects from conception to fabrication. The Project Assistant for the...

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CityVision Teacher

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Education Department The CityVision Teacher facilitates the National Building Museum’s multi-visit school program which offers youth in middle school an in-depth, hands-on opportunity to learn about urban planning, architecture, and design over two sessions of 6 weeks each. The teacher works directly with students as...

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Museum Teacher: School Programs

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Education Department This position is responsible for teaching weekday school programs for classes of students, grades Pre-K-12th grade. Programs include exhibition experiences, group discussions, hands-on activities, and similar. Programs provide opportunities for students to discover something new about the built environment and their role in...

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Museum Teacher: Birthday Parties

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Education Department The Museum is seeking flexible and enthusiastic individuals to facilitate our popular children’s birthday party programs. This position is responsible for facilitating weekend birthday parties for children ages 3-7. Teachers lead craft and story time activities, coordinate with parents, and collect payments due....

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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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