There are many opportunities to work at the Whitechapel Gallery. Whichever department you are interested in, we have a range of permanent posts, casual invigilation roles, structured volunteering placements, and funded work-based training programmes to choose from.
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.

The Gallery is not currently resourced to offer work experience placements to under 18’s. However those wishing to learn more may be interested in our youth group, Duchamp & Sons.


Contact Recruitment

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The Whitechapel Gallery has 70 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.

Current opportunities:



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.

Current opportunities:

Archive volunteer

Work Placements

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


HLF Traineeships

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.

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