Careers

Join us in our pursuit of a better world.

Field Museum staff pose for a group photo in Stanley Field Hall, standing in front of Maximo the Titanosaur and taxidermied African elephants.

Fueling a journey of discovery takes a diverse staff—from scientists and exhibition designers to housekeepers, educators, and accountants—working together, sharing ideas and perspectives. We value curiosity, encourage lifelong learning, and strive to create a work environment that appreciates your unique life experiences. Our employees are passionate about sharing science with the world and helping our planet thrive. If you’d like to join us on this journey, we encourage you to apply. 

Open Positions

Our open positions are listed below. No agency or third-party inquiries, please. Select a job title to view the full description, then follow the instructions to apply online.

We prefer applications through our online system, but you may also mail your resume and cover letter to:

Field Museum
Attn: Human Resources
1400 S. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

Already submitted your materials? We hear from a lot of people about every open job, so unfortunately we can’t respond to individual requests for application status.