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Volunteer opportunities at the Tenement Museum include leading tours of our historic tenement, answering phones in the office or greeting visitors during our evening lecture series Tenement Talks. If you would like to learn more about volunteering at the Tenement Museum, please contact

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to making all personnel decisions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected by law.


The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is seeking interns to participate in its current work. Through programs and tours of its historic tenement building at 97 Orchard Street, the Tenement Museum seeks to promote dialogue and historical perspective about the varied immigrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side. These internships are open to college and graduate students interested in pursuing experience in a small museum setting in their particular field.

Summer Internship Program

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Thank you for your interest in the Tenement Museum Internship Program. Applications are no longer being accepted for Summer 2013. If you are a candidate invited to move forward with the interview process, you will be notified by April 15th.