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Hancock Shaker Village offers a great atmosphere, employee discount and skills training. Depending on your area of interest — customer service, historical interpretation, or special events — enjoyable projects await. 

Hancock Shaker Village hires seasonal staff  to work from April to November.

Farm and Garden Staff - Interpret the farm and gardens for our visitors. Agricultural experience, hands-on livestock and garden-care skills are a plus.

Interpreters – Bring the Shaker story to life and engage a diverse audience of visitors. We offer an array of educational and interpretive programming, including talks, tours, hands-on demonstrations and more. Performing-arts experience a plus.

Visitor Service Staff – Museum store, ticketing and admissions staff needed for these high-energy areas of the Village.  Experience with computers, retail sales, and e-commerce are a plus.

All applicants must enjoy working with the public, have excellent customer-service skills, and be a team player. Weekend hours are required. Send resume to:  Hancock Shaker Village, c/o  Leslie Pizani, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA  01202, or email lpizani@hancockshakervillage.org


Museum Internships

Hancock Shaker Village is looking for interns! Would you like to transcribe an original manuscript? How about learning how to care for and catalog artifacts? Or perhaps you would like to work with children in our hands-on Discovery Room? These are just some of the possible projects at Hancock Shaker Village.

We offer supervised, structured internships for those interested in the museum profession. Please contact Lesley Herzberg, Curator at 413.443.0188 x232 or Todd Burdick, Director of Interpretation and Public Programming at 413.443.0188 x216 for more information.

Please send resumé to
Hancock Shaker Village, Leslie Pizani, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or email: lpizani@hancockshakervillage.org