Employment Opportunities


The Corning Museum of Glass is the foremost museum in the world dedicated to the art, history, science and technology of glass and glassmaking. We seek dynamic individuals interested in helping us fulfill our mission: To Tell the World about Glass. As a worldwide leader among museums, The Corning Museum of Glass strives to attract applicants with diverse backgrounds and ideas spanning across cultures, languages, beliefs, ethnicities, races, genders, and sexual orientations. We maintain a working environment that respects the differences among our employees, understanding that diversity strengthens us.

The Museum offers varied opportunities in many different areas for candidates who have the knowledge and expertise to join our professional staff of approximately 180 individuals.

Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State, just a few hours from New York City, Washington, D.C. and Toronto, the area offers a variety of outdoor activities and cultural attractions. We offer full-time positions with excellent benefits as well as temporary positions in our peak summer season.

The Corning Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer.

Full-Time Positions

Manages all graphic design projects for the Museum, working closely with internal stakeholders and outside vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of requests. Manages high volume of internal and external graphic design and production resources to ensure adherence to project budgets, oversees design and content generation assignments, reviews, and approvals processes.
With the Workshop Supervisor, oversees the daily activities of the Make Your Own Glass Workshop. Responsible for the smooth operation of the workshop in the absence of the Supervisor. Supports the Fun with Glass program.
Provides support for development, architecture, strategy, and design for all the Museum’s digital platforms, including websites, social media, digital signage, on-site and online interactive media and mobile applications.
Manages the overall operations of the Events Department. Responsible for event management including planning and production of events and public programs at The Corning Museum of Glass. Ensures world-class customer service and brand integrity for all events (both internal and external customers) and facility rentals. Manages resources to meet budgeted revenue and expenses. Establishes an environment of safety for Museum guests, employees, and partners in all aspects of event production.

Temporary Positions

The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking a talented, entry-level designer to work on a wide variety of design and graphics projects for multiple internal clients. The ideal candidate will have an interest in a modern, minimalistic design aesthetic, and a passion to learn and immerse in the CMoG brand.

Seasonal and Part-Time Positions

During our peak season (Memorial Day through Labor Day), we add a number of seasonal workers in front-line positions such as Sales Associates in the Museum Shops, Guest Services Associates at the admissions desk and throughout the Museum as well as in the Make Your Own Glass workshop at The Studio. These are temporary positions. Anyone who is currently 16 years of age or older may apply for one of these temporary positions by contacting Kelly Services at (607) 962-4616 or 4317@kellyservices.com

Glassblowers and Flameworkers

Do you want to spend your summer in a creative environment? The Make Your Own Glass Workshop of The Corning Museum of Glass offers glass blowers and flameworkers employment during our peak season (Memorial Day through Labor Day). We look for individuals to assist visitors blow glass ornaments, pull flowers at the furnace, or make glass beads. If you are self-motivated, responsible, have good customer service skills, and are experienced in glass blowing or flameworking, please send resume and work portfolio to Glady West at westgm@cmog.org.