Jobs for Teens in Museums

Museums are a great place for teens to seek work in the summer and part-time throughout the year. Below is an editorially selected list of museums. Visit their Jobs and/or Volunteering sections to find job openings. Minimum age for employment: Generally 16+ but may go lower for volunteers and paying jobs in some locations.

Academy of Natural Science, Philadelphia, PA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, CA
Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, OH
Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, VA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, NY
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, GA
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota. Fine arts museum, MN
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museo De Las Americas, Denver, CO
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Newseum, Arlington, VA
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Shrine to Music Museum, University of South Dakota, SD
Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas, TX
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO
University of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, MO
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthroplogy, Philadelphia, PA
Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, CT
ZEUM, San Francisco, CA