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. 

Hiring Status

Thank you for your interest in working at the Field Museum. We value each and every passionate applicant. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are not accepting applications for any positions, and all previously listed positions are on hold until further notice. We look forward to sharing available positions with you after the Museum reopens.

Access and Inclusion

The Field Museum strives to create a working environment that is free of sexual, racial, and ethnic discrimination, and that promotes human dignity among all staff. As such, it is the policy of the Field Museum to hire without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Read our Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request reasonable accommodation. The Field Museum strives to ensure that our career website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. Email us at accessibility@fieldmuseum.org​ if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability.