Join the Team

Do you have a love of museums and are you interested in pursuing it as a career? We want to meet you! At the Westport Museum for History and Culture, our team is dedicated to embracing the truths of history so that all can see themselves in our American story. 


Are you a student interested in a hands-on learning experience? Join our internship program that supports a number of functions including program research and development opportunities. Our paid internship also gives you an opportunity to work with the Westport Museum’s extensive collections which include archives, objects, costumes, and art. 

With this internship, you can expect 10-20 hours of work per week and a stipend that is commensurate with experience. Applications for our Fall 2023 Programs Intern are due on August 1, 2023.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many areas of the Westport Museum for History and Culture that rely completely on volunteer help and commitment to provide the services that make the museum one of Westport’s gems. 

As a volunteer, you can apply for areas of our work that you are most interested in. These categories include:

  • Collections
  • Exhibitions
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Public Programs
  • Special Events (Benefit, Fundraising Events)
  • School & Group Tours
  • Grant Writing

Open Positions 

At this time, we do not have any open positions at Westport Museum. Sign up for our email newsletter to be notified of employment opportunities in the future.

The Westport 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 gender. Apply for a volunteer position today!

“I like that I have participated in helping set up resources for people to learn. I love being a part of projects that have beneficial results and uses.”

— Sebastian, Student Volunteer