Consider a Career at Historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Experience stimulating work surroundings, a dynamic team atmosphere and the pride of working at the nation’s sixth largest historic home. Employees also enjoy special discounts, complimentary event tickets for family and friends, exclusive appreciation events and awards, complimentary membership and employer-paid uniforms for applicable positions. 

College students interested in internships: please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information.

Current Job Opportunities (Updated July 24, 2020)

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is a full-time, hourly employee serving as the primary greeter for the organization.  Position operates main switchboard, greets callers and in-person visitors and provides information and direction on behalf of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.  Position also provides light administrative support as necessary. Occasional weekend work may be required during public events.
        Qualified candidate must have a high school diploma, some college is preferred.  Must have previous administrative experience, switchboard operation experience, computer competency and ability to work in a Microsoft/Windows environment; MS Outlook, Word and Excel required. PowerPoint and database software experience are preferred.

REGULAR PART-TIME There are no full-time positions currently available.


SEASONAL PART-TIME (April - December)  

Guest Service/Event Set-Up Staff is a part-time, seasonal employee primarily responsible for assisting with chair set-up and providing bar back support for private events Thursdays through Sundays.  This role additionally supports the day-to-day front line activity in admissions, outdoor guest service areas, and special events.
       Qualified candidate will be self-motivated and attentive to detail.  Must be 19 or older, able to lift and carry 80 pounds and move 150 pounds on a dolly across uneven ground outdoors.   Must be able to maintain a professional attitude and demonstrate a superior level of hospitality skills when working with the public, volunteers, members and fellow employees. 

This is an entry level position. Availability Thursday through Sunday is required. 


To apply for a position at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, download our employment applications from the link below. Submit your resume, cover letter and employment applicaiton to or mail to:

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Attn:  Human Resources
714 North Portage Path
Akron OH  44303

Thank you for your interest in Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.

Employment Application

The application/resume of candidates not selected for consideration will be retained on file for a period of one year.


Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens prides itself on offering a wide-range of internship opportunities to qualified applicants looking to explore or gain relevant knowledge and skills required to enter a particular career field.  Working with many reputable universities, Stan Hywet offers students hands-on experience in museum studies, history, horticulture, architecture, information technology, hospitality, human resources, marketing and communications, just to name a few.  

Our broad selection of internship assignments brings together students from diverse fields of study allowing for a true collaborative work environment and experience.Internships at Stan Hywet are typically unpaid, but are an excellent way to begin building work skills and connections that are invaluable to a successful future career path. Interns will benefit from the depth of exposure not only in their course of study, but also to general operations, cross-functional team skills and standard work protocols. Guided by a staff of professionals, interns work alongside them to apply knowledge and techniques learned in the classroom.

fall 2020 internships

*please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will only have a few, if any, internship opportunities available. Please contact the Volunteer Department (click here to email) for more information. Or call, 330-315-3224.


College Internship Application