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Museum Studies, Libraries, Archives, and Restoration

Job Search Sites

ALA JobLIST - Job listing site from the American Library Association.

American Alliance of Museums Careers and JobHQ - Job listings posted through the AAM.

ARTS Intern - Program that places college undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at New York City museums.

Museum Employment Resource Center (MERC) - Lists jobs and other information related to the museum, heritage management, and cultural resource communities. - The jobsite for museums, galleries, libraries & archives.

MuseumMarket Job Search - Search jobs listed by category. Additional information and advice provided through MuseumMarket website.

Visual Resources Association Job Listings - Job listings nationwide posted through the VRA.

Featured Employers

National Park Service - Learn about and apply to the Cultural Resources & Historic Preservation Internship program at the National Park Service.

New York Historical Society - Search open jobs and internships.

Smithsonian Intstitute - Search Jobs or Internships available.

Professional Organizations

American Alliance of Museums (AAM) - The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) supports all museums. Through advocacy and excellence, the Alliance strengthens the museum community. It supports 21,000 museums, individuals and companies.

American Library Association (ALA) - Created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums - ALHFAM serves those involved in living historical farms, agricultural museums and outdoor museums of history and folklife. Job search resources available to members.

College Arts Association (CAA) - The College Art Association (CAA) promotes the visual arts and their understanding through committed practice and intellectual engagement. 

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) - Recruits young people likely to pursue careers in public policy, journalism, international affairs, business, government and related fields, and educates them in the ideas most conducive to human achievement - individual liberty and personal responsibility.

Visual Resources Association (VRA) - The Visual Resources Association is a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments.