Jobs for Historians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals
Do You Have What It Takes?
HAI offers a unique opportunity to pursue a rewarding career practicing history, archives, or related disciplines in a professional and collegial business environment. Working in teams guided by senior staff, our employees build on their academic training and practical experience by refining and extending their skills on a range of projects.
Based in the Washington, D.C., area, our professionals often work in some of the leading historical and cultural institutions located across the country and around the world.
Our diverse client base includes world-class cultural and corporate organizations, as well as respected nonprofits and creative business partners. HAI provides competitive compensation, health insurance benefits, a profit-sharing program including a 401(k) plan, opportunities for professional development, and a satisfying place to practice your craft in the company of bright and talented people.
As a growing company, HAI values people who take initiative and develop promising business ideas and relationships. We set high standards for performance and expect applicants to have outstanding academic credentials, excellent professional skills, proven experience, and a passion for history. We are especially interested in people who write well for a variety of audiences; and work with the expanding technological applications used to discover, preserve, or present the past. Flexibility is essential in our dynamic firm.
HAI is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that employing and supporting a team of professionals who have diverse backgrounds and perspectives makes us a better historical consulting firm. Our hiring and promotion decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business need.
HAI is a historical consulting company founded on a belief in history’s value to the public at large. Our expertise in the field often involves confronting the inequities that have existed across time, including how they manifest today. We believe that, as a field, history should reckon with competing perspectives and amplify underrepresented voices with authenticity and care. A major part of this effort is ensuring that the practitioners of public history reflect the wide breadth of people who have histories worth learning, sharing, and preserving. HAI is committed to creating a workplace that celebrates and empowers a diverse team of public historians and archivists. We know that we can do better to foster this goal, and will continue to strive toward it.
Our currently open positions are listed here, but we are always interested in meeting new talent for future opportunities. For prompt consideration, please send a cover letter explaining your interest in working for HAI and a resume highlighting your qualifications to:
Attn: Doris Miles