Employment, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The City of Roswell, our parent organization, is an equal opportunity employer. All available positions are announced and processed by the City of Roswell Human Resources Department. For more information about employment opportunities, please click here

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Summer Internships

Click here for position and application details. Deadline to apply is March 19, 2023.

The Roswell Museum, a department of the City of Roswell, offers two summer internships for individuals who are presently in or recently graduated from a Bachelor or Graduate program in museum studies or a related field. The internships offer an opportunity to work in one of the principal public museums in New Mexico and are intended for those who wish to gain professional experience in the museum field. Interns will gain knowledge of the museum, including operations and culture and receive mentorship from full-time staff, hands-on project experience, and feedback. The internship program is part of an ongoing commitment to make the Roswell Museum a more accessible and inclusive institution by meaningfully expanding opportunities for aspiring museum professionals. Students representing ethnically underrepresented groups in the museum field are encouraged to apply.

Working with the Collections and Exhibitions staff, interns will be responsible for various collections care and exhibition projects as well as assist with educational programs. Throughout the internship there will be opportunities to assist with preparing acquisition proposals, exhibition research, installing and de-installing of exhibitions, inventorying the library/archives, documenting collections items, preparing in-loan and new acquisition paperwork, and data entry. Interns attend staff meetings and work collaboratively with staff across the museum. Contact the Museum Registrar at 575-500-0353 for more information.


Volunteers are needed to assist during Second Saturdays and other educational programs. 

Click on the following to learn more about our current volunteer opportunities:

Paid Instructors

Interested in being an instructor at the Roswell Museum? We are currently seeking paid instructors for adults and children in all subject areas for classes and workshops. There are a variety of options to become involved in our learning community. See the following list or propose your own:

  • Arts and crafts teachers (all media considered)
  • Adults, children or a mix
  • Weekends/weekdays, Second Saturdays, after school, Tuesday or Thursday evenings
  • Can be short workshops, weekly meetings, camps (spring/summer vacation)

All ideas considered, class and materials development assistance available. Pay is per contact hour. Choose the age range you are comfortable with, days/times available and length of commitment. For more information, contact our Museum Educator at 575-500-0352.