Careers and Internships

Thank you for your interest in employment and internship opportunities at the Museum of Biblical Art


Job Openings

Visitor Services Assistant

We are looking for a part-time employee to provide customer and administrative support for the visitor services area and support the museum’s departments with various organizational and clerical tasks. The VS Assistant works in accordance with accepted museum procedures; he/she understands and implements the museum’s mission, activities, services, and programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Training and Experience
 College degree required; knowledge of Art History or Museums Studies preferred.
• Customer service work experience ideal.
• Knowledge of visitor service principles, practices, and procedures; knowledge of arts and/or leisure audiences.
• Superior organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multi-task; ability to prioritize.
• Ability to follow through independently on routine responsibilities.
• Talent to work independently but also as part of a team.
• Strong knowledge of database management (Access, Excel) and Microsoft Office essential. Past Perfect preferred.
• Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication and telephone skills.
• Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of Museum supporters, visitors, volunteers and staff.

Abilities and Skills
• Ability to: understand and implement the museums mission, activities, services, and programs; interpret museum policy and procedure for the visitor
• Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public; exercise tact and diplomacy at all times; demonstrate an understanding of protocol and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues
• Solid computer skills
• Knowledge of financial record-keeping practices and procedures; ability to type numerical texts and make basic calculations accurately
• Ability to: work in fast-paced environment; adhere to deadlines; demonstrate excellent judgment and flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
• Able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

To apply please e-mail resume and cover letter to Alisa Lycheva, Director of Finance and Operations

Internship Opportunities


Internships provide engaging, hands-on experiences in a variety of museum departments. Qualified candidates will be undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent graduates interested in pursuing careers in museums and/or the arts. Unless otherwise specified, positions are unpaid but the Museum is happy to work with colleges and universities to help students receive credit for their time. All internships are semester-long or summer positions.


There are currently no inthership openings.  Please check back in Spring 2015.



Deadline for Internship Applications:

Spring semester (January through May) – December 1

Summer (June through mid-August) – May 1

Fall semester (September through December) – August 1

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1865 Broadway at 61st Street
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 408-1500