Employment at the Thomas Cole Historic Site

Join Our Team


Executive Director Elizabeth B. Jacks and Curator Kate Menconeri

Working at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site is to be part of a team of excited and committed professionals, each with his or her own role to play in realizing our collective goals. There are several ways to become part of our operation, which are listed below. We look forward to welcoming you.

 Now Seeking Interns

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site is now seeking interns to help with exhibition planning and events. The Summer/Fall season spans: June-October and the Winter/Spring season spans: March-May. All selected Interns work closely with staff and gain valuable, behind-the-scenes museum experience. Projects may include touring, exhibitions and research, collection management, development, event planning, and museum education and interpretation.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain in-depth experience for those looking to pursue a career in the museum field. Candidates with a passion for art, museums, history, and/or education are encouraged to apply. Academic credit can be arranged for students who complete a minimum number of hours per week, as determined by their college or other academic institution. Interns may work two to four days per week for a period of three to six months.

To Apply please email (PDF files only):

+ Letter of interest detailing your areas of interest
+ Current resume
+ Names and contact information for 3 references (professional or academic)

Contact: info@thomascole.org 

rootEmployment at the Thomas Cole Historic Site