Join The Phillips Collection’s creative, passionate team to help spread the “joy-giving, life-enhancing” power of art.
The Phillips Collection is committed to serving our current and future audiences, cultivating diverse artists and art managers, and incubating creativity and creation. The Phillips strives to enrich our community and beyond with bold, transformative ideas, and seeks talented individuals that possess a wide range of skills, knowledge, and interest and come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds to be part of America’s first museum of modern art.
Explore Our Career Opportunities
We employ full-time and part-time personnel in positions that require various levels of education and training. Our departments include academic affairs, administration, communications and marketing, curatorial, development and membership, education, facilities, security, and special events.
The Phillips’s paid internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students a chance to build their careers through a well-rounded experience. The Phillips is committed to providing students with the training and skills to establish credentials for a career in the arts.
The Sherman Fairchild Fellowship is a comprehensive, yearlong program that includes hands-on experience, mentoring, and professional development.
The Phillips’s passionate and generous volunteers are an essential part of the museum. Volunteers greet and provide information to visitors and assist various departments, notably public programming and Phillips Music.
The Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland hosts two postdoctoral fellowships during the academic year. These fellows work with the Phillips’s exceptional collection and the UMD’s leadership programs in art historical scholarship, interdisciplinary experimentation, and virtual technologies