Career Opportunities

Staff Accountant

Provides financial, administrative, and clerical support to the Finance Department according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. Diversified duties include accounts reconciliation; budget projections; preparation and processing of other financial transactions and running of reports; and general administrative and clerical support for the department and the Director of Finance. Learn more.

Exhibitions Manager

Reporting to the Director, and in partnership with the Exhibition Designer, Curatorial team, the Registrar and other museum departments, the Exhibitions Manager oversees the planning and implementation of special exhibitions and collection-based installations. Learn more.

Museum Shop Associate

Retail Professional responsible for expanding the museum visitor’s experience by providing exceptional customer service, welcoming and assisting visitors, sales processing and visual merchandising. Learn more.

Hartford Healthcare Curatorial Fellowship

This fellowship is intended to provide an emerging museum professional with practical experience in the fundamentals of curatorial practice including object research, collections management, collection installation, and exhibition development, as well as broader conceptual thinking around the display of the permanent collection, the creation of curatorial narratives, and the development of new forms of interpretation. The fellow works under the oversight and mentorship of the Chief Curator to undertake both independent and collaborative projects to learn how to plan and execute curatorial projects, undertake object research, develop collection installations, of collections and small exhibitions, and also to develop public programs. The fellow will create projects that build connections between the Wadsworth’s collections from a variety of global cultures to challenge traditional boundaries, rethink conventional narratives, and redeploy underused objects. In addition to hands-on experience, this fellowship is intended to provide mentorship from experienced museum staff from a range departments, as well as professional development opportunities to encourage a deep understanding of, and future involvement in, the museum field. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal up to three years. Learn more.