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Careers at the National Museum of Ireland


The National Museum of Ireland is committed to conducting our business with transparency and to the highest ethical standards. We are committed to creating positive and constructive relationships based on the principles of honesty and respect.

In the National Museum of Ireland, we aim to provide our staff with a working environment which is both interesting and challenging. We also believe in creating an environment that will support staff in reaching and fulfilling their full potential.
We actively promote equality of opportunity, access and participation in employment. We embrace diversity in all its dimensions and are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and the formulation of a diverse and integrated workplace.

All positions advertised on this website are open to external candidates and can be accessed by clicking on the links.

Workplace and Benefits

We are a good employer and a great place to work if you want a rewarding job, we have a diverse workforce and provide great development opportunities with a real focus on employee engagement. We support learning, innovation and improvement across the organisation.

The Management Team are committed to a consultative approach on all matters likely to affect staff interests. We encourage staff involvement at all levels and are committed to fostering a climate of constructive and open communication throughout the Museum.

We are proud of and value the organisation’s friendly and informal working atmosphere.

Our Benefits

 We provide a wide range of benefits and initiatives to support employees including:
  • Pension Scheme
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Refund of third level course fees
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Work-life balance initiatives
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Seasonal flu vaccine
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Active social committee

Volunteers, Interns & TY Students

NMI staff are in the process of implementing the return to full onsite access for diverse service users and visitors. Given our imperative to ensure a safe environment and high quality experience for all, we are not in a position to provide a holistic learning experience for Volunteers, Interns and Transition Year students this year. We regret this inconvenience.

We are reviewing our internal processes and are planning an exciting multi-disciplinary programme for 2023.



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