These are exciting times for the V&A. As the world's leading museum of art, design and performance, we are on a mission to enrich people's lives by promoting research, knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world to the widest possible audience.

Current vacancies

We are working towards a major expansion of our physical and digital reach, putting on hugely successful exhibitions and events, opening spectacular new galleries and facilities, working nationally and internationally, and making our collections more accessible than ever before. We need great people to help us sustain this success.

We champion diversity and equal opportunities and are committed to the professional development of all our staff. At the V&A we value collaboration, integrity, innovation and generosity. These qualities are vital to our success. If you fit this description then apply to join us.

Benefits of working at the V&A

We offer a wide range of first-class benefits, including:

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme, including an employer contribution of 10%
  • Non-contributory life assurance policy
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Performance-related bonus system
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements
  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme
  • Leave Bank enabling staff to bank up to 5 days of annual leave
  • A wide range of training and professional development opportunities
    and many more!

Volunteering, internships & work experience

Opportunities regularly exist at the Museum to volunteer, intern or gain valuable work experience. When available, these opportunities are advertised on our job site.

Please do not send speculative CVs and applications as we regret that we are unable to respond to every enquiry.


Our volunteers work in various roles across the Museum: on information desks, as tour guides, as escorts for people with disabilities, and also in administrative and support roles in departmental offices.


Improve your employment prospects by enriching your professional skills and gaining valuable insights and new perspectives through our internship programme.

Work experience placements

Gain valuable career experience and enhance your CV by applying for a work experience placement in the Museum.