Current employment opportunities:

Bookkeeper (contract based) – please send a resume and/or letter detailing experience and proposed hourly rates to:

Kathryn Kosto, Executive Director, info@tenbroeckmansion.org

  • Working 2-4 hours on-site twice a month; other work may be done off-site.
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks Online.
  • Paying invoices, writing checks, preparing checks, reconciling accounts.
  • Processing payroll and filing quarterly tax withholding reports.
  • Filing annual NYS Sales Tax payments and reports.
  • Data-entering budget and updating chart of accounts.
  • Follow-through with vendors regarding questions about accounts.
  • Preparing reports every other month for Board of Trustees review.
  • Preparing W2, 1099s, and other annual reports.
  • Attention to detail and high accuracy required.
  • Knowledge of non-profit/501c3 best practices strongly desired.
  • 2-3 professional references requested (name, title, email, and phone)

Contact us to learn more about our internship program or volunteering at the Ten Broeck Mansion.

National Endowment for the Humanities Internship (Paid)

  • The Albany County Historical Association, which operates the historic 1798 Ten Broeck Mansion as a community-centered museum, strives to preserve, present, promote and interpret the stories of the rich and diverse history and culture of Albany County through exhibits, lectures, concerts, and other educational outreach programs.  The NEH intern program joins a professional museum team to develop and assist with artifact and history-based research and educational outreach.

Hours: TBD – 208 hours total, paid $15/hour.  At least 150 on-site hours required.  Late summer/fall 2022.  Internship may be started before classes begin.

Responsibilities include: 

Curatorial work, including photography, particularly in the Ten Broeck Mansion’s 19th century Butler’s Pantry. Interpretive exhibit development.  Internship focuses on using artifacts to tell the stories of the lives of African American and immigrant servants and participate in education outreach programming.

Projects include:
-fabricating or selecting display mounts
– creating inventories of historic materials
– researching and writing virtual and on-site exhibit text/brochures, and educational programming
– welcoming visitors, conducting visitor engagement surveys, and providing interpretive materials about the Ten Broeck Mansion.
– assistance with educational programming, including work with students and families.

Qualifications: Students must be in or entering current graduate program (can be on academic leave or between semesters). Students with interest in artifacts, material culture, and education are strongly encouraged to apply. Ability to work select hours on-site in museum facility in Albany NY.

Candidates should possess: good research skills and  knowledge of documentary research practices.  Good object handling skills sought.  Ability to work with diverse audiences.

Please email or mail the following to the Executive Director, Kathryn Kosto, subject line “NEH Internship” (info@tenbroeckmansion.org):

1) resume or CV

2) a one-page cover letter stating interest

3) 2 references (email and phone, plus title and/or how the individuals are known)

4) 1 writing sample.  Suggested examples: research paper, catalog entry, brochure or poster design.

Note on-site internships require interns to be able to walk the entire distance of the ACHA’s 4-acre site, ability to walk and carry objects on historic and uneven walkways, and use historic staircases on a daily basis.  


The ACHA welcomes intern applications year-round and volunteers.

The ACHA hosts cultural events year-round. Performers, historians, musicians, artists, writers, memoirists, poets, and others are invited to submit their credentials and fee requirements to the ACHA for consideration.  Please send a copy of your resume/CV or bio, example of work (link to website or video preferred), and a brief cover letter of your proposal by email or by US mail to:

Executive Director, ACHA

9 Ten Broeck Place

Albany NY 12210

The Albany County Historical Association is an EEOC employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, or military service.