How to Apply | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

The historic Rotunda, pictured here with its "Three Muses" centerpiece, was the original component of the Museum. It opened to the public in 1913.

Natural History Family of Museums

We Have a Family of Three!

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Exposition Park)

The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (Mid-Wilshire)
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William S. Hart Museum (Newhall)
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Volunteer Spotlight

Stephen Simon (above left) is a docent at the NHM and the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits. There are many ways to volunteer at our three museums!
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How to Apply

How can I find out what jobs are open at NHM, Page or Hart?
Please visit: Jobs at NHM, Jobs at Page and Jobs at Hart. These pages are updated frequently.

How do I submit a resume?
Resumes should be submitted in response to a specific job posting. All you need to do is apply online through our website and indicate the position you are interested in. 

What happens after I submit my resume?
Once you have submitted your resume, it is automatically entered into a database that's accessed by the Museum hiring manager and the Museum recruitment team.

Will you contact me after I have submitted a resume?
If you submit your resume online you will receive a prompt acknowledgement of receipt directly to your e-mail address.

What does it mean if I do not hear from the Museum?
NHM, Page and Hart receive hundreds of resumes per month and we try to acknowledge each one. We keep all resumes in our database for one year, plus we may contact you should an appropriate position open up and your skills qualify you for this position.

How will I know if the job is filled?
When a job is filled, the position will be removed from the “Jobs at” page.

Does the Museum hire non-US citizens?
The Museum hires only individuals who are, or can be, authorized to work in the United States. In some cases, we will sponsor qualified individuals for the appropriate employment visa.

I currently work for the Museum. Can I apply for another job that is open?
Before you apply for an open job on line, you should first discuss this career opportunity with your HR Coordinator/Generalist.

Why do I need to complete requests for EEO data?
We are required to compile information on Gender, Race, Veteran and Disability Status for statistical purposes in order to comply with certain federal regulations relating to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action requirements. The information you provide is strictly on a voluntary basis, and the content of the information will not affect your eligibility for employment. Likewise, if you choose not to provide this information it will not affect your eligibility for employment in any way.