There are a range of career paths at the Whitechapel Gallery. From curatorial roles to fundraising, marketing, front of house, and building operations, we employ 65 permanent staff and 30 casual staff, as well as running structured volunteering placements and funded work-based training programmes.

All opportunities are recruited for as they become available through a fair and open application process. We cannot facilitate employment or volunteering enquiries which do not relate to an advertised position.



Follow the links below to learn more about current opportunities.

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The Whitechapel Gallery has 65 permanent staffing posts across the organisation, offering an exciting range of careers in the arts. Posts are advertised on our Jobs page as they become available.

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Volunteers make a significant contribution to the work of the Whitechapel Gallery, and we are committed to creating meaningful and productive roles for volunteers that will enable them to develop skills, knowledge and experience.

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No current opportunities

Work Placements

The Whitechapel Gallery is proud to offer a diverse portfolio of work placements, including Apprenticeships, and a work-based training element for our Curatorial MA.


London Metropolitan University MA Programme

Under 18’s

Working in the Arts

The Whitechapel Gallery is a charitable trust set up for the advancement of the arts and education. We’re keen to share our knowledge and help you to discover your career path in the sector.

Creative career resources

Creative & Cultural Opportunity week

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