The Museum provides an opportunity for employees to enrich and develop their love of the arts while contributing their specific skills and talents to the mission of the Met. Career opportunities in the Museum are as varied as the civilizations represented in the Museum's collection, and require all levels of training, experience, and education for positions in administrative, curatorial, retail, security, trade, and professional areas. The Museum's renowned curatorial, conservation, and education departments, as well as the libraries, provide the opportunity to work with leading scholars and art historians. Throughout the year a variety of entry-level and professional career opportunities may become available in the administrative areas. Administrative departments, supporting the Museum's mission, employ staff in facilities, finance, information systems and technology, communications, merchandising, human resources, and development. For individuals with a desire to work with Museum visitors and guests, opportunities may exist in the special events, visitor services, security, and retail departments.
The Museum provides a generous benefits package.
How to Apply
Individuals interested in career opportunities in the Museum should forward a résumé and cover letter specifying area of interest to:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10028-0198
Or email a résumé and cover letter (as attachments) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the subject header of the email, please include one of the following areas of interest:
- Administrative Support
- Digital Media
- Distribution Center
- Human Resources
- Information Systems and Technology
- Retail Sales
- Special Events
- Visitor Services
If there are no job openings for which the Museum believes you are qualified in the area of interest that you specified, the Museum will discard your résumé and cover letter after six months. Please resubmit your cover letter and résumé after a six-month period.
Internships and Fellowships are also offered each year through the Museum's Education Department.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.