Work With Us

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Driehaus Museum team. The Museum is a multi-faceted and growing institution staffed by a small but passionate team. 

All opportunities are listed below. If there are no current positions listed, please check back often as we post jobs when they become available. Resumes should be directed to the contact listed with each job description.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers play a vital role in allowing the Museum to create a warm, welcome and engaging atmosphere for our members and visitors.

Volunteer enrollment happens two times per year in the Spring and Fall. Please check back in February 2018 for information about our next enrollment.

Employment Opportunities:

Retail Associates at the Driehaus Museum Store at Navy Pier

The Driehaus Museum Store location at Navy Pier anticipates opening late spring 2018 and is seeking applicants for part-time Retail Associates.  The Driehaus Museum Store at Navy Pier offers a thoughtfully curated variety of unique gifts, including vintage and handmade jewelry, textiles, and housewares inspired by the Driehaus Museum’s ornate historic interiors.  Associates at the Navy Pier Store advance the Museum’s educational mission by deepening visitors’ knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of Chicago’s Gilded Age and historic moments of the time period including the Great Fire of 1871, The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, and the opening of Navy Pier in 1916.  Associates must have experience in retail or customer service positions, and be available to work 3 days per week, with one day a weekend day.  Hours vary and include some shifts that will last until midnight to coincide with Navy Pier’s hours of operation.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to bmilasius@driehausmuseum.org by April 28, 2018. Please reference position title “Navy Pier Retail Associate” in subject line. Review of applications will begin on April 28, 2018 and only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.


Events Coordinator

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To apply, please email a letter of introduction and resume in a PDF format to hr@driehausmuseum.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please. The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship Opportunities:

There are no internships currently available.