Her words changed the world.

Employment Opportunities


The Interpreter facilitates discussions with members of the public about Harriet Beecher Stowe, the impact of the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin during the 19th century, and connects relevant and contemporary issues through a guided tour experience.  The Interpreter also creates a welcoming atmosphere in our Visitor Center and gift shop by greeting visitors and speaking to the numerous ways the Stowe Center carries out its mission.

The Stowe Center seeks a dynamic individual to facilitate engaging experiences and provide exceptional customer service for visitors and program participants at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. The Interpreter is a part time, (20- 25 hr.) position on the Education and Visitor Services team.

The Stowe Center is looking for an individual who is customer service oriented, has strong interpersonal skills, is able to take direction, shows initiative, and is passionate about social justice.   Desirable qualities include an interest in public history, civic engagement, museum studies, and education. Register and cash handling, acting, and public speaking.

Interviews will be conducted in a group setting with other candidates. The group interview will be held on Saturday, August 22 from 10 AM – 12:30 PM and Saturday, September 5 from 10 AM – 12:30 PM.  Interested candidates should arrive 15 minutes early. The group interview is performance-based; please wear clothes comfortable to move in.

Please send a letter of interest, résumé, and indicate which interview date you could attend to Business Manager, Maria Agramonte-Gomez, magramonte-gomez@stowecenter.org to reserve an interview spot.

Salary: $10/hr.




Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC)

A part-time (20-25 hours/week), paid, durational position on the Education and Visitor Services team, to build and strengthen the Stowe Center's relationships with Hartford residents, community organization, neighborhood and faith groups. The CEC will present public and outreach programs, targeting City of Hartford residents.  City of Hartford residency required.

Please send letter of interest, resume and three references to Business Manager, Maria Agramonte-Gomez, MAgramonte-Gomez@StoweCenter.org by June 30, 2015.


Internships (unpaid) and volunteer opportunities may be available in Programs, Visitor Services, Collections or Marketing. Contact magramonte-gomez@stowecenter.org


The Stowe Center is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and members of protected classes are encouraged to apply.