The American Revolution Institute offers a range of employment and volunteer opportunities to people with a commitment to the memory of the American Revolution. Current openings are listed below. Employment and volunteer opportunities change frequently.

Museum Collections and Operations Manager

The American Revolution Institute has an immediate opening for a full-time museum collections and operations manager to oversee the proper documentation, care and preservation of the museum collections, and to oversee the tour and docent programs, which provide public tours of Anderson House, the home of the Institute. This opening was first posted on August 13, 2021. Read the Full Job Announcement

Media Relations Manager

The American Revolution Institute has an immediate opening for a media relations manager to promote the work of the Institute by securing print and electronic media attention for the Institute’s advocacy positions on the American Revolution and other Institute programs, managing social media, supporting website development and promotion and other communications strategies. A successful applicant will have at least four years experience in media relations with an advocacy or active cultural organization, a proven record of success in securing earned media attention, superb writing skills, and knowledge and appreciation of American history and the American Revolution. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled with the right person. Please direct inquiries about this position to Jack D. Warren, executive director, The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, at jwarren@societyofthecincinnati.org. This opening was first posted on September 5, 2020.



The work of the Institute is enhanced each year by the assistance of energetic interns, who contribute to our programs while gaining professional experience in the field. We welcome inquiries from students at various levels who are interested in internships in our museum, library and education programs. Intern projects vary depending on a student’s interests and the needs of the staff, but possible projects include research for upcoming exhibitions, digitizing library materials, creating finding aids, developing new public programs and creating classroom resources.

For more information on internships, contact:

For Museum Internships

Emily Schulz Parsons, Deputy Director and Curator
202.785.2040 x428

For Library Internships

Ellen McCallister Clark, Library Director
202.785.2040 x426

For Education Internships

Stacia Smith, Director of Education
202.785.2040 x416


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a vital role in the life of the American Revolution Institute. From leading tours of its headquarters, Anderson House, to researching collections items, volunteers contribute significantly to our ability to accomplish a wide range of projects. The Institute is always seeking interested individuals to join this growing and dedicated group.

Most museum volunteers serve as docents, leading guided tours of Anderson House for the public and special groups. Library volunteers assist with activities relating to collections management and research. Opportunities are also available for volunteers interested in helping with public programs, usually held on weeknights or weekends. Volunteers may also take on a variety of other projects, depending on their interests and the needs of the staff.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact:

For Museum Projects

Kelsey Atwood, Tour and Public Program Manager
202.785.2040 x421

For Library Projects

Ellen McCallister Clark, Library Director
202.785.2040 x426


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