Careers at The Weitzman

Thank you for your interest in working at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History. The Weitzman is dedicated to presenting educational and cultural programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. The core educational work of the Museum focuses on advancing civil discourse, and combating antisemitism through education.

Our employees serve in a variety of positions, including: building operations, curatorial, collection management, development, education, finance, human resources, information systems, marketing, programming, public relations, retail, security, special events and visitor services.

The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History is an equal opportunity employer.

Current openings will be posted below when available.

Current Openings

Volunteer Opportunities

Visitor Experience Volunteers

Would you like to help create a positive experience for all visitors who pass through our doors? As a Visitor Experience volunteer, you would serve on the Museum’s front-line, greeting, directing, and otherwise assisting guests, to ensure that their visits are easy and enjoyable ones. Volunteers can be stationed by the Museum entrance, in the coatroom, throughout exhibit areas, or elsewhere out on the floor, and must demonstrate ongoing willingness and flexibility to work in any of these areas as required.

No special education or knowledge base is required. The only requirements are that you:

  • Are friendly, outgoing, polite, and helpful.
  • Genuinely like interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds, and are comfortable addressing groups.
  • Can and will remain enthusiastic and courteous while conveying the same information (or performing the same basic tasks) repeatedly.
  • Are at least 16 years of age.
  • Can remember and convey directions and instructions clearly.
  • Are responsible, dependable, and punctual.
  • Can commit to working at least one 4-hour shift every other week (although weekly is strongly preferred) for a minimum of six months

Contact if interested in volunteering.

4th of July Family Day

The Weitzman is the perfect spot for history and fun on the fourth!

 Whether you prefer the indoors or the fresh air outside, we’ve got you covered with a fantastic viewing party followed by make-and-take crafts, interactive performers, and sensory-friendly activities.

Activities 11 am – 4 pm | Museum & Store 10 am – 5 pm

Extended Holiday Schedule
10 am – 5 pm, Thursday, June 27 through Sunday, July 7

Preview the Party Schedule
The Weitzman