Work with Us

The Folger Shakespeare Library knows that an exceptional staff is the backbone of any great organization. We hire exceptionally qualified individuals who are committed to the mission, vision, and values of our organization. Our recruitment process strives to be interactive, accessible, and responsive. Once employed, the Folger provides a generous compensation, leave, and benefits package, as well as many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Please check out our employment opportunities for current openings. You can also find out more about the benefits the Folger offers to employees.

The Folger also has volunteer opportunities for library docents. Find out more about docent training and benefits.

Undergraduate and graduate students may also want information about available internships and how to apply. 

The Folger maintains a smoke-free environment and is an equal opportunity employer.