Get involved. Learn more about museum careers!

Have you ever wanted to know how to get hired at a museum? What are the various kinds of museums? What’s the salary range for distinct kinds of positions within a museum? To identify the attributes, skills, and experience needed to succeed in today’s museums, contact and visit museums, locally or wherever you travel. Learn as much as you can about any museum that’s of interest to you. Get involved. Find out who's hiring! Check out the resources below and download PDF materials.


Alliance of Black Art Galleries

American Alliance of Museums: Careers and JobHQ

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Campbell House Museum

Center of Creative Arts

Central Prints

St. Louis Public Library

Contemporary Art Museum

Holocaust Museum (Jewish Federation of St. Louis)

Inside the Economy Museum

International Photography Hall of Fame

National Park Service (Jefferson National Expansion Memorial)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University

Missouri Botanical Garden

Missouri Civil War Museum

Missouri History Museum

Missouri State Parks

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University

Museum of Transportation

National Blues Museum

National Council on Public History

Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Regional Arts Commission

Sheldon Art Galleries

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

St. Louis Art Museum

The Griot Museum of Black History

The Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

World Chess Hall of Fame


Museum Gateway Handout (PDF)

AAM Public Engagement Subcommittee Website Development Team: Alex Elmestad, Benjamin Gandhi-Shepard, Taylor Jeromos, Samantha Johnson, and Rosalind Norman, DMgt