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Career Opportunities

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 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 Museum. 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, digital media, design, information systems and technology, legal, communications, marketing, 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

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to careers@metmuseum.org with the position title or area of interest in the subject line. You will be contacted if your qualifications are appropriate for an open position.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.