A Career at Musée de la civilisation

Learn everything an employee will experience when working in a museum, see our job benefits and opportunities, and find out about becoming an intern.

The cultural project of Musée de la civilisation aims to create a sense of amazement, develop knowledge and provoke thought. It involves a systematic and rigorous approach, one that is constantly being renewed; it is a demanding but also a passionate journey. The project would not be possible without the support of a solidarity-based multi-disciplinary team, focused on a common objective: that of offering citizens relevant and high-quality cultural spaces and programming.

The team at Musée de la civilisation understands that to achieve its goals, it must foster systematic sharing, not only among its members, but also with its partners and the public.

To paraphrase a famous singer-songwriter: there's no better job than building solidarity with human beings and the Earth.

Our values make the job pleasant 

Tirelessly seeking new approaches,  Musée de la civilisation provides workplaces that value innovation, team effort, cooperation and openness. The success of the many projects developed by the Museum resides in the creative collaboration of all members on each museum team.

It is the staff's high involvement that allows visitors to have a memorable and deeply enriching experience.

Our workplace promotes balance 

Work/life balance has become an integral part of the concerns and practices advocated by the Museum. They encourage work/life balance among employees by offering flexible working arrangements including flextime and working from home.

Moreover, the locations where staff members work are quite simply remarkable. Found mostly in Quebec City's historic district, they offer a most stimulating urban environment.

Our working conditions are attractive and competitive

Musées de la civilisation offers great working conditions. Here are a few of the benefits enjoyed by our employees:

  • 13 public holidays 
  • 4 weeks paid vacation after one year of service
  • Insurance plan
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions 

Interesting professional development possibilities

A skills development training program is set up every year to help employees fulfill their ambitions.

Musée de la civilisation also offers a custom professional development program to certain employees who wish to advance their careers. Accompanied by a coach for a period of one year, they are supported and encouraged to develop their skills with the view of occupying a new position.

A workplace that allows staff to be fully involved

Musées de la civilisation enriches your involvement

The organization has 200 employees who work in some fifty different job categories.  The Museum' project management approach at  allows an ever-growing involvement of individuals and teams.

Teams are composed of professionals and technicians specializing in fields such as:

  • museography
  • design
  • conservation
  • archiving 
  • communications
  • project management 
  • computer systems
  • research
  • education
  • audiovisual support 
  • event planning  
  • customer service 
  • administration

See the jobs offered at Musée de la civilisation online at Jobillico.




Museum subscribes to the principle of job equity. It therefore encourages women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and disabled persons to apply. With the aim of avoiding any discrimination during hiring, arrangements are possible, upon request, during the selection process.

See our job offers

Regular and part-time jobs

Musée de la civilisation administers its own selection process. Simply apply directly on our jobsite, and attach a letter of interest in order to be directed to the right job opportunities.

Future needs

A bank of curriculum vitae is kept on the Jobillico website. They are kept for a year and the Musée may refer to them when a job is posted externally. The Jobillico website provides access to all the jobs likely to be offered in the future. Submit your CV to be part of the bank of candidates.

Job openings

Job openings are posted on-line.

Student jobs

Summer jobs for students are posted starting in February. Students interested in participating in a museum experience are invited to apply on the Jobillico website.

Volunteer jobs

Interested in playing an active part in an exceptional cultural and museum-related experience? Become a volunteer! Musée de la civilisation welcomes individuals who are interested in volunteering in conjunction with new exhibitions. To learn more, contact us at 418-643-2168 ext. 407.