Employment & Internships at the Chippewa Valley Museum

The Chippewa Valley Museum is a unique and fun place to work! Our staff members experience an educational and collaborative work environment.


Now Hiring: Development Manager

The Chippewa Valley Museum has preserved thousands of local stories. We’re looking for a passionate, locally engaged Development Manager who can tell our story and develop relationships with businesses and individual donors. This new, full-time, permanent position requires energy, enthusiasm for the community, and a desire to be a part of Eau Claire’s cultural renaissance. By working closely with the Executive Director and Museum Board, the Development Manager will help take the Chippewa Valley Museum to a new level of sustainability.  Application review begins November 11 with an anticipated start date January 6. For the job announcement and how to apply, download the attached PDF. Request a complete job description from searchcommittee@cvmuseum.com.


We are interested in interns seeking experience in Library and Archives, Programs, Museum Education, Historical Research, Curatorial and Collections Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Graphic Design, and Fundraising. We typically hire 2-3 unpaid interns per semester, depending on the availability of the department supervisor.

Those interested in a Museum internship should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the museum’s volunteer coordinator, Angela Allred, a.allred@cvmuseum.com.

We are always seeking volunteers and interns are welcome to apply at any time.

Thanks for your interest!