Employment & Internships
The Eiteljorg Museum strives to attract, select and develop a diversely talented staff of people who are dedicated and passionate about our mission of inspiring an appreciation and understanding of the art, history and cultures of the American West and the indigenous peoples of North America. 

The museum offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid time off and a retirement plan to full time (30 - 40 hours per week) employees. Employees who work 20 to 29 hours per week are also offered paid time off and retirement benefits.

Additionally, the museum does not discriminate in hiring, promotion, wages and salaries, benefits, or other terms and conditions of employment on the basis of age, race, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, or religion. The Museum applies its equal opportunity employment policy in implementing all employment practices, policies and procedures.

To apply for a currently open position, please send resumes, salary expectations, and references to or FAX to (317) 275-1430 or to:

Eiteljorg Museum
Attention: HR Manager
500 W. Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Unfortunately we are unable to acknowledge the receipt of all resumes and only those candidates whose skills and experience best fit the needs of the open position will be contacted.

We thank you for your interest in the Eiteljorg Museum and employment with us. Please revisit this site as the employment opportunities do change.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Membership Intern/Volunteer

  • Date(s):  October 19, 2017 – November 10, 2017
  • Time:  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Intern needed to sell memberships during the busy holiday season to capitalize on our Jingle Rails visitors from Nov. 18 – Jan. 15, 2018.  Need is greatest on weekends; a few days during the week.

  • Some college and / or previous experience with membership or marketing.
  • Friendly, outgoing and customer service oriented.
  • Good organizational skill and willingness to be flexible.
  • Basic computer skills.

Major Responsibilities:

Work at the Eiteljorg Museum entrance to explain the benefits of becoming a member vs. paying a one-time admission to visitors before they reach the admissions desk. Help them fill out the membership form that can later be given to the desk staff. (Training will be given on this procedure).

Work with the Guest Services staff to manage members-only museum times and members-only express lines, during the Jingle Rails exhibition.

Other office work in down times such as stuffing membership renewals, invitations, or helping with events.

This is an unpaid internship/volunteer opportunity.

Promote membership sales proactively to visitors and assist with other museum special events as needed.

Contact Sheila Jackson, membership manager at 317.275.1360 or

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