Enjoy 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 11/13/2019)


Senior Accountant The Senior Accountant is a full-time employee and assists in the accounting functions and financial and performance reporting for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and associated subsidiary companies.  Qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, and/or Finance and minimum two years’ accounting experience.  Not-for-profit accounting experience and CPA, or tracking toward certification, preferred.

Seasonal PART-TIME (April - december)

Guest Service Staff is a part-time, seasonal employee responsible for assisting in the day-to-day front line activity, maintaining a professional attitude and demonstrating a superior level of hospitality skills when working with the public, volunteers, members and fellow employees.  Duties range from conducting ticket and membership sales in admissions, greeting and providing general support including minor janitorial duties in guest areas, preparing food and cleaning in the café, and supporting special event set-up and execution.  

Must be available weekends and during public events (Molto Bella, Ohio Mart, and Deck the Hall). Ability to work in all weather conditions is expected. 

Qualified candidate will have excellent verbal communication skills, positive attitude, initiative, and have the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds.


To apply for a position at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, email a resume and cover letter to  jobs@stanhywet.org or mail to:

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

You may download an employment application below and mail or email to the above address.

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 three years.


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 2019 internships

The following departments are seeking an intern for fall projects:

  • Public Programs/Special Events

Fall internships usually begin late August or early September and finish mid-December. For position descriptions, visit our page on Chegg Internships and click on an internship lisiting. 

College Internship Application