Career & Volunteer Opportunities

The Hudson River Museum offers a variety of opportunities that require all levels of training, experience, and education, including full-time and part-time positions, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

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Hudson River Museum staff possess a wide range of skills, knowledge, and interests and come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. We encourage you to apply for any position that aligns with your interests, experience, abilities, or goals.

The HRM is committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment, working towards a common goal to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the art, science, and history. Learn more about how you can join the team. For any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at


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Current Available Positions

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Hudson River Museum provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Hudson River Museum complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


The Hudson River Museum offers an excellent benefit package to full-time employees including health insurance, generous paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Free admission to many area museums and cultural institutions is afforded to both full-time and part-time employees.


The Hudson River Museum offers a variety of fall, spring, and summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Our Internship Program provides the opportunity to learn about the operations of a non-profit art institution and to work alongside museum professionals, curators, educators, artists, and scientists. Time commitments are flexible and dependent on the Museum’s needs.

Volunteer Opportunities

The HRM periodically engages volunteers to work on a short-term or long-term basis in various departments throughout the Museum. Applications are accepted at all times. We keep all applications on our waiting list, and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as volunteer positions become available. Please send your resume and a cover letter to

Docent Programs

If you are interested in becoming a Museum Docent, please visit the Docent Program page for detailed information.

If you are a freshman or sophomore at a Yonkers public high school, please visit the Junior Docent Program page for detailed information.