Careers at the Society

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The Detroit Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with offices in Detroit’s Cultural Center. We are always looking for creative, friendly and flexible people to join our team. Whether you are seeking full-time employment or an internship, we invite you to browse our job postings.

Current Openings

The Detroit Historical Society is seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial and visionary leader who demonstrates a passion for engaging others in delivering high-quality experiences that are memorable, relevant and financially sustainable. The Executive Director and CEO is responsible for the overall strategic direction, management and operations of the Detroit Historical Museum in Midtown, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle, and the Collections Resource Center, which houses the city’s collection of more than 250,000 historic artifacts.

The Society has engaged Non Profit Personnel Network to assist in the search for this position. Additional information on the position and how to be apply can be found at:


For a listing of availble for-credit internships, please visit the Internship Information Page.