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.
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 does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. Additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, unemployment status, and credit history, in each case to the extent provided by law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources at 212-769-5106.
Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of harassment, discrimination or retaliation may be directed to Kala Harinarayanan, Vice President of Human Resources, at [email protected] or 212-769-5226, or Benjamin Marzolf, J.D., Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Specialist at [email protected] or 212-769-5316.
Individuals may also file complaints, as applicable, with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which has its regional enforcement office at Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, 646-428-3900, or [email protected] and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, located at 33 Whitehall Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10004, 800-669-4000.
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.