If you’ve ever said to yourself, “Can’t I just have a beer and tour the country and someone pay me for it?” Well, we have really, really good news for you! This job actually exists and The Smithsonian is currently hiring and we have a link to the application!
The Smithsonian is doing research into American craft beer, so they’re going to hire someone to travel around for the next three years to drink beer, talk to brewers, and file reports. And they’re paying $64,650 a year, plus benefits.
Anyone can apply, but they do say they want someone who has an advanced degree in history, food, brewing, culture, or business.
According to Washington CityPaper, send a CV, cover letter, and names of three references to: Abigail Karow at NMAHApplications@si.edu. Applications are due Aug. 10. The posting also says to contact Paula Johnson, Curator: 202-633-3908 or Kathleen Franz, Curator: 202-633-7935 with questions.
You can link directly to the job description and application here.