The Pentacrest Museums employ students in each department to learn and professionalize skills in all areas of museum work including visitor services, events, education, collections, communications, and exhibits. Use this page to learn more about current and upcoming opportunities.


We typically employ about 25 UI students at a time. Our student employees act as docents, tour guides, and event and program staff; develop and run education programs; design print and web publicity materials; maintain and conserve collections; research and install exhibits; and assist our staff with all the functions of the museums.

Contact a staff member in your area of interest if you want to find out more about our hiring process and potential upcoming openings.

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University of Iowa students have priority for most jobs at the Pentacrest Museums.  However, during the summer, opportunities may be available for students from other institutions. Use our staff directory to contact the department you're interested in supporting to learn more about possibly opportunities.

We are a small staff but post job openings here as they come up. 

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