Employment at the Thomas Cole Historic Site
Join Our Team.
Working at the Thomas Cole Historic Site is to be part of a team of excited and committed professionals, each with his or her own role to play in realizing our collective goals. There are several ways to become part of our operation, which are listed below. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
Applications for the 2013 Thomas Cole Fellows Are Being Reviewed Now
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site is now reviewing applications for fellows to join us and participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studio of Thomas Cole. Designed for exceptional graduating or recently graduated college seniors, the programs offers significant hands-on experience in the museum field through a combination of research and interpretation projects, on-site touring, daily operations, presentations, field trips, and professional development. Three candidates will be selected to join us from May 30 – November 3, 2013. Free housing at the site is provided, as well as a monthly stipend. Participation for the entire five months is required.
Please click here for the full description of the Fellows Program and how to apply. For questions or to speak with someone please contact Kate Menconeri at (518) 943-7465 ext. 2.
Now Seeking Docents for the New Season!
Training for the upcoming season is going on now, so if you act quickly you still have time to join in. Please see our volunteer page for more information about this opportunity to join the fun and fascinating group of people who give tours of the historic site, conduct programs for visiting children, or lead hikes into the beautiful surrounding landscape.
Please see our internships page for more information about this opportunity to work at the Thomas Cole Historic Site while gaining class credit at your school or college.