Careers, Internships, Volunteers
Are you Ready to Rock?
Be a Rock Star and help us engage, teach and inspire through the power of Rock and Roll.
We offer excellent internship opportunities to eligible college or graduate school students. Internships are offered in various departments including: Museum Collections, Development, Digital Media, Education, Human Resources, Legal, Library and Archives, Marketing and Communications and other departments.
We also offer an exciting work environment, great hands on experience, plus additional professional development workshops and training during the summer session.
YOUR ROCK & ROLL DREAM JOB AWAITS!
Security Representative – Security Representatives are the face of the Rock Hall. This is a customer focused position providing superior service to WOW Rock Hall fans. Additional responsibilities include monitoring the Hall to ensure a safe and secure environment, and providing information about Cleveland to our Fans from across the globe.
Security Supervisor – Job No. 1818 – The Security Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of Security Staff and security functions. They help ensure we provide a safe environment for fans, employees, partners and Rock Hall collections.
Full Stack Web Developer – Job No. 1817 – The Full Stack Web Developer reports to the Director of Interactive Media. This position holds a critical role at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and will be building solutions with a focus towards web, mobile, exhibits, and internal systems. The Full Stack Web Developer will be responsible for planning, development, testing, ongoing support, sustainability, and documentation of applications and websites. The ideal candidate will have experience with a diverse set of development platforms and programming languages, including experience with back-end, front-end (UX design) experience, API’s, experience employing best practices for coding conventions and usability, and experience using and troubleshooting common back-end application databases. The Full Stack Web Developer will take projects from idea to completion with minimal guidance.
Vice President of Development and External Relations – Job No. 1816 – The Vice President of Development and External Relations is a natural leader of cultural organizations and serve as the lead fundraiser at a dynamic arts organization and cultural attraction. This person is capable of hitting high organizational performance standards at a time of intense growth. They are a vanguard of museums and a passionate fan of Rock and Roll who possesses the grit to help connect us with Rock and Roll fans around the world.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing - Job No. 1806 - The Vice President of Sales and Marketing is a key member of the senior staff and works to fulfill the Rock Hall mission – to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. They lead all marketing, communications, social media, public relations, group sales, facility rentals, attendance, and sponsorship for the Hall of Fame. This leader inspires the team to reach a broad audience through innovation, strategic planning and action. This person will collaborate with the leadership team to ensure the Rock Hall’s voice reflects the strategic mission, vision, and goals of the organization and helps connect us with Rock and Roll fans around the world.
Image Archivist – Job No. 1811 – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is currently considering applicants for the position of Image Archivist. The Image Archivist reports to the Director of Archives and is responsible forprocessing, digitizing, cataloguing and creating access to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s museum and archival collections; conducting historical research to validate, update, and correct collections data; applying archival standards to digitization process of archival materials and digital media.
Temporary Preparator – The Temporary Preparator is responsible for assisting in object and gallery preparation, as well as installation, deinstallation and maintenance of Rock Hall exhibits.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is currently recruiting for talented, career driven college and graduate school students to support Rock Hall initiatives. The Rock Hall offers project based internships which allows our interns to apply the skills they have learned at college in a fast paced and exciting work environment. Learn more and apply by clicking here.
We are a nonprofit organization that exists to engage, teach, and inspire through the power of Rock and Roll. We carry out this mission through our educational programs, our library and archives, and through the operation of our world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets Rock and Roll. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame values innovation, collaboration and intentional growth. Over the last 23 years, we have hosted nearly 12 million visitors onsite. Passion for music is a must.
Internship opportunities are limited by the needs of our departments, therefore, not all internships will be offered each semester. If you have any questions about the Rock Hall’s internship program, please contact Sean Hislop by email at [email protected].
- Great work experience
- Exciting work environment
- Flexible work schedules
- Discounts on Rock Hall merchandise
- Paid parking
- Paid Stipend
- Additional training and professional development opportunities
- Prepare a cover letter and resume.
- Prepare a one-page summary describing what you hope to bring to the internship and what you hope to gain during the internship
- Include a letter of reference/recommendation from a professor in your field. Letters may be sent separately to Sean Hislop at [email protected] if necessary.
- Fill out an application by clicking here and attach your supporting documents.
- You must submit a resume, cover letter, one-page summary, and letter of recommendation, otherwise your application will not be considered.
Become a Roadie at the Rock Hall!
Roadies (volunteers) have the unique opportunity to contribute their gift of time and talent to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Library and Archives.
Roadies often give us a hand during regular business hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, including occasional special events in the evenings and weekends.
* While there are limited volunteer opportunities currently available; applications are always accepted. We will contact prospective applicants who have the appropriate skill sets and availability when an opportunity arises.
Benefits of being a Roadie...
- Paid parking
- Museum store discount
- Museum cafe discount
- Rock Hall or Roadie t-shirt
- Opportunities to attend Museum functions
- and much more!
* To be considered an active Roadie, you must be available to volunteer a minimum of 48 hours a year (approximately 4 hours a month).
A docent is a member of the Rock Hall Roadie Volunteer Program who is specially trained to conduct interpretive tours of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for visitors of all ages. All docents attend an intensive Docent Training Course which covers the history of rock and roll, the contents of all Museum exhibits and touring techniques. They provide tours of the museum to visitors, members, and events, and also train other volunteers and assist with volunteer opportunities. Docents attend continuing education courses offered by the education department.
If you are interested in learning more about the docent program, please email [email protected].