At Glensheen, your work matters.

A place as inspiring as Glensheen could never thrive without amazing people. Every employee at Glensheen helps continue the Congdon legacy and build the ever growing legend of Minnesota’s #1 house museum. Where else can you eat your lunch on the shoreline of Lake Superior or have a staff meeting over a bonfire?

If you would like to join a team of talented individuals who are passionate about history, art, architecture and a one-of-a-kind landscape on Lake Superior, consider joining the Glensheen team. Your work here will last for generations to come.

Learn More

To learn more about current job openings or to apply for a position at Glensheen, follow the directions below or visit


  1. Click “Apply Online”.
  2. Sign In to access your account, or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
  3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.


Glensheen offers a variety of internships in the areas of museums/collections, research, fundraising, events and event planning, marketing, and graphic design/multi-media.

Availability of internships varies based upon seasons and departmental needs.

To apply for an internship, please click on the following link to download the application.
Glensheen Intern Application

Now Hiring For

Student Buildings Caretaker

Do you want to make a difference in preserving the Midwest’s number one house museum, Glensheen? Are you a UMD student? We’re hiring a Student Buildings Caretaker.

Read the position description and apply by visiting the link below. – Search for job ID 321885

Student Tour Guide

Love telling a good story? Boy, do we have one for you. Come learn Glensheen’s fascinating tale, which shaped the Iron Range, the state and indeed the nation. Your stage? A 39-room mansion on 12-acre estate on Lake Superior. Click here to see if you have what it takes to be a Glensheen tour guide. – Search for job ID 322277

Student Events Assistant

Enjoy weddings and events? As a Student Events Assistant, you’ll join the sales team in speaking with potential clients and wedding parties to answer questions and help educate the public about our amazing event spaces. – Search for job ID 322274


Glensheen offers internships in a variety of fields. Whether you’re looking for something in marketing, history, collections, events, design, fundraising, or research, there’s an internship for you.

To learn more about open positions, please contact our main office at [email protected] or 218-726-8910.

To download an application, please click here.