Careers

Join us in our pursuit of a better world.

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. 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.

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.