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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

The Museum's dedicated employees and volunteers who serve in a variety of ways are each a part of the Museum community, and are each important to the life of the Museum.

If you would like to consider joining our organization, please view our current job openings. Our online employment application system is available 24 hours daily.

The American Museum of Natural History provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals who can perform the essential functions of their positions. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Department. Decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The American Museum of Natural History does not solicit or accept applications or résumés unless it is for a specific job listed on this website. The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum encourages Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Vietnam Era and Disabled Veterans to apply. The Museum does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.

If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. 

Last updated: December 31, 2013

American Museum of Natural History

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