Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery offers a range of career paths from curatorial roles to fundraising, marketing, front of house and building operations. We employ 65 permanent and 40 casual members of staff, alongside 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.


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Please address all criteria in the job description and submit an ‘application statement’ where required. Useful tips about completing your application can be accessed here.

Current Opportunities:

Curator: Special Projects


Volunteers make a significant contribution to Whitechapel Gallery and we are committed to creating meaningful and productive roles that enable you to develop skills, knowledge and experience.

Current Opportunities:

We do not have any vacancies at the moment.



Work Placements

Whitechapel Gallery is proud to have offered, for a number of years, training to numerous people interested in an arts career.  This was made possible via a diverse portfolio of work placements, including graduate placements and apprenticeships.

Currently, we are only able to offer a work-based training programme through our MA course, Curating Art and Public Programmes. Due to the number of students we currently accommodate on this  programme we are unable to offer any other type of placement or internship. If you are interested in the course please click here.

Creative Careers

Whitechapel Gallery is a charitable trust dedicated to the advancement of arts and education. We are keen to share our knowledge and help you to discover your career path in the sector.

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