Welcome to Winterthur’s Employment Opportunities Site

Working at Winterthur is a unique and rewarding opportunity, offering a variety of career paths in a beautiful setting. Winterthur employs full-time, part-time, and temporary employees in a wide array of positions in the areas of curatorial, horticulture, education, conservation, library, maintenance, and administration. At Winterthur employment is more than just work. Employees enjoy an environment that is rich in culture and natural beauty while contributing specific skills and upholding the core values of the organization.

The following comments of Henry Francis du Pont are the basis of the institution's vision and mission: "I sincerely hope that the Museum will be a continuing source of inspiration and education for all time, and that the gardens and grounds will of themselves be a country place museum where visitors may enjoy as I have, not only the flowers, trees and shrubs, but also the sunlit meadows, shady wood paths, and the peace and great calm of a country place which has been loved and taken care of for three generations."

Open Positions

The Vision

Winterthur inspires exploration of American culture and landscapes through compelling stories and experiences.

The Mission

Winterthur builds upon the vision of Henry Francis du Pont to inspire and educate through its collections, estate, and academic programs by engaging diverse audiences in the study, preservation, and interpretation of American material culture, art, design, and history.


o We approach opportunities with an entrepreneurial spirit.

o We achieve and are recognized for outstanding quality.

o We are open to new ideas and are willing to take risks.

o We adhere to the highest professional and personal standards.

o Our culture promotes collaboration across diverse audiences.

o We ensure open communication channels among all stakeholders.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Winterthur is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or status in any other group protected by Federal, State or local law.

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