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A Career at Getty

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Last updated date: 4/24/2024

Wonder what it would be like to work at Getty?

Whether you have a background in art history or the visual arts, work in retail, are an electrician, have administrative experience, are a conservation scientist, or a variety of other backgrounds and professions, Getty is a place where all employees are committed to helping Getty deliver on its mission.

We work together to ensure visitors from Los Angeles and around the world can experience our collections, and those of other museums as part of special exhibitions. The Central Garden at the Getty Center is considered part of Getty’s art collection and our grounds — both at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa — are maintained by our own dedicated employees who ensure that the exterior space is as beautiful as the art and sculptures.

Whether you’re interested in paid, volunteer, or grant-funded opportunities, you will find information at the Getty Work with Us site.

Our employees enjoy an array of perks as part of their employment. Check out Benefits and Perks at Getty below.

Apply Now for Current Job Opportunities

Can you picture yourself working at Getty? You can see all current openings, detailed job descriptions, and more at the Getty Job Opportunities site.

The Getty's Mission

The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs — Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute — the Getty pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities in order to promote a vital civil society through an understanding of the visual arts.

At the Getty, we take pride in working together to carry out our Mission. For those with an interest in arts education, preservation, history, or research, working at the Getty is a chance to marry your passion with your work experience.

The Getty is a community that values differences and diversity in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation.