Mortuary Science Jobs

​​​​​​Below is a listing of the positions we have been contacted and asked to post. Often, we are not notified of when to remove the posting, so some may be quite old and already filled. In addition to this listing, we suggest you consult the Iowa Funeral Directors Association website (or the Association website of the state in which you are wishing to find an internship) as an additional source. Additionally a national search can be accomplished to the National Funeral Directors Association website. Links to both the Iowa Funeral Directors Association website and the National Funeral Directors Association website are located on our related websites portion of our website.

Please contact the individuals below directly by sending a resume to the person listed. Click the Position Name to view details.

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Internship Available

Schultz Funeral Home
DeWitt & Grand Mound, Iowa

Jeannette Erickson


Schultz Funeral Home

Phone: 563-554-0289




The Schultz Funeral Home with locations in DeWitt and Grand Mound, Iowa have an internship available in their Grand Mound location. Housing will be provided. 

If interested please contact Jeannette Erickson at 563-554-9289 to learn more about our organization, and apprenticeship position.

Posted June 21, 2018

Funeral Director/Embalmer or Intern

Adams Funeral Home
Ames, Iowa

Please contact: Joe Reimers



​Adams Funeral Home, a family owned funeral home located in Ames, Iowa is seeking an Iowa

Licensed Funeral Director or Intern. Strong communication and leadership skills, and the ability

to be a team player are essential. The candidate will be experienced and proficient in all areas

of funeral service. We offer a flexible on call schedule. Benefits include: competitive salary, Simple IRA, clothing allowance and paid vacation. Ames offers cultural, recreational, educational, business, and entertainment amenities more common in bigger metros. Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, Iowa, beats the heart of a much larger city.

Posted June 21, 2018

Internship Position

Thomas Funeral Homes
Centerville, Corydon & Allerton, IA

​Billy Thomas

Thomas Funeral Home

P.O. Box 125

Centerville, Iowa  52544


​The Thomas Funeral Home with locations in Centerville, Cordon and Allerton, Iowa have an Internship Position available.  For more information check out the website, and/or contact Billy Thomas at the information below.


Posted May 08, 2018

Student/Apprentice Position

Douglas Trade Service and Crematory Services
Omaha, NE

​Nic Douglas
Douglas Trade Service & Crematory
1217 S 75th Street
Omaha, NE 68124

Fax - 402-884-7167

The Douglas Trade Service and Crematory is looking for a Student/Apprentice with opportunity for full time position. We offer many different services including removals, embalming's, cremations, transportation, and ship-outs. At Douglas Trade Service & Crematory, we strive to exceed your expectations and maintain high standards of professionalism and expertise. If interested in this position, please contact Nic Douglas at contact information below.

Posted May 01, 2018

Funeral Director/Intern

Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Traverse City, Michigan

​Dan Jonkhoff

Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home

Traverse City, Michigan 

(231) 947-6347

​The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City, Michigan now has an opening for another Funeral Director, and we have the availability of a scholarship, or payment of school debt, for the right student.  We have amazing schedules and great pay and benefits which include lots of continuing education. We are a great training Funeral Home and help about 800 families a year and average 42 hours a week.    

Posted April 19, 2018

Iowa Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Please send a resume or contact us at 319-266-7525

Rich Schoof

Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home
1825 W. 12th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613

Phone: 319-266-7525


The Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home has an opening for a full time licensed funeral director/embalmer.  You will be involved in all aspects of funeral service including removals, preparation of the deceased, making arrangements, working funerals and visitations, etc.  You will work alongside two other full time licensed funeral directors.  Compensation includes salary, paid time off, insurance, profit sharing.  The Waterloo-Cedar Falls area has a population of approximately 170,000.  

Posted April 11, 2018

Funeral Director

Penwell-Gabel, Cremations-Funerals-Receptions
Topeka, KS

visit to apply today

Gina Coffman SR HR Business Partner

Our family owned company has been in operation since 1893. Under the leadership of Ren Newcomer, 4th generation owner, we now have over 40 locations in 10 states.

We are actively seeking a Funeral Director to support our Mid-Town Chapel. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of family satisfaction. Candidates must excel in quality of care, be a forward thinker, and embrace new technologies. Embrace this opportunity to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and service, while also developing your career with training and advancement. In return, we promise to provide you with a clear vision of our company’s future, superior products and facilities, and a balanced family friendly atmosphere. Plan to be treated with dignity, fairness, respect, and rewarded for creativity, teamwork and family satisfaction.


Posted March 22, 2018

Apprentice / Intern Position

Gibson-Bode Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Ltd.
Port Byron & Erie, Illinois

Contact Chris Bode at 309-523-3151 to learn more or e-mail cover letter and resume to

Chris Bode

Owner/Funeral Director

Gibson-Bode Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Ltd.

202 N. Main Street, Port Byron, IL 61275   

616 Main Street, Erie, IL  61250   


The Gibson-Bode Funeral Home is a family owned and operated funeral establishment with two locations near the Quad City Metropolitan area and along the Mississippi River.  We are in search of an Apprentice/Intern with the potential to evolve into a permanent position as a licensed funeral director/embalmer. You will have the opportunity to experience and develop in all facets of funeral service.  If you have a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy people and truly have a desire to help others, please contact us. 

Posted March 21, 2018

Full-Time Funeral Director – (Iowa Licensed)

Iowa Cremation
Waukee, Iowa

Interested candidates should send a resume and salary requirements. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

You can learn more about us by visiting: or our sister company,

Brad D. Kurtz, Waukee Location Manager

Licensed Funeral Director

Iowa CremationCompanions for Life




Iowa Cremation is adding a new full-time opportunity for a licensed Funeral Director to join our team at our newest facility in Waukee! Waukee is Iowa's fastest growing community and is located west of the Des Moines metro.

This is a meaningful career that makes a difference in the lives of people we serve while providing you with an opportunity you will love. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to families and they must enjoy an exciting environment and possess strong technical skills.

Iowa Cremation is part of the Cedar Group consisting of Cedar Memorial, Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Iowa Cremation & Companions for Life. Our exceptional staff is dedicated to providing care, compassion, and quality at every turn. So if you have a compassionate spirit and are looking for a rewarding career, this position is the right one for you.

We are performance driven, self-motivated, and service-minded. Our cemetery park provides the convenience of a funeral home, chapel, mausoleum, family center and cremation center all in one beautiful and natural setting. We pride ourselves on providing innovative funeral and cemetery services to families. Our diverse business also includes Cedar Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, and Companions For Life, a service dedicated to the loss of a pet.

Position Summary :The funeral director is responsible for handling the final disposition arrangements of the deceased in a professional, caring manner consistent with the wishes of the family, the standards of Iowa Cremation and related legal requirements. They will provide sensitive, effective personal intervention to bereaved family members and friends of the deceased. This position effectively coordinates and completes work to carry out these arrangements in a manner that exceeds the expectations of the families served.



Posted March 05, 2018

Iowa Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
Muscatine, lA 52761

​Please mail your resume to:

Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home

1931Houser Street

Muscatine lA 52761

Attn: Joseph Vogel

​The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral home is a family owned and operated firm looking for a full-time Iowa licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. The applicant can be recently licensed or have years of experience. The position will include all aspects of the profession.  We offer a flexible on call schedule as well as competitive wages and excellent benefits.  We serve approximately 175+ families each year at our one l.evel, modern day facility.  We are located in Muscatine Iowa, along the Mississippi River.

Posted February 19, 2018

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Newcomer Funeral Service Group
Casper, Wyoming

​Bev Lawson

Senior HR Business Partner

Newcomer Funeral Service Group

Office (785) 233-6655 x259

Fax (785) 233-5354

Newcomer Funeral Service Group is seeking an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer to join our Casper, Wyoming team. In addition to joining a progressive, forward thinking funeral service provider, an Apprentice in Casper will enjoy a fully furnished two-bedroom Condo (with an enclosed garage) at a reduced monthly fee.  We offer competitive wages, full company benefits and relocation assistance for the right candidate! Below is a short video that, although it spotlights Funeral Directors, gives an apprentice candidate great insight into the Casper community and our organization.

I welcome the opportunity to visit with any students who are interested in learning more about our organization and the Apprentice position.

Posted February 13, 2018

Full Time Embalmer

Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
Urbandale, IA

Mark Parrish

Owner / Funeral Director

(P) 515-276-0551 (F) 515-251-4830

Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory 
8201 Hickman Rd.  Urbandale, IA 50322

The Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory has an opening for a full time embalmer. We are a family-owned and operated business located in Urbandale.

If interested in this position, the contact information is below.

Posted February 12, 2018

Apprentice Funeral Director

Runge Mortuary and Crematory
Davenport, IA

Sheila Swenson-Benson, Location Manager

Dignity Memorial Network

office 563-391-6202    

cell  563-260-2538

​The Runge Mortuary and Crematory is actively looking for an apprentice funeral director this spring. Henry Runge established the mortuary in 1895 and since that time, five generations of the Runge family have led the way in mortuary and crematory services for the Davenport area. Our red brick colonial building has been a landmark in Davenport since 1969, and  our park-like setting is centrally located within one mile of the three main cemeteries in Davenport.

We're proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. Dignity Memorial providers offer exclusive benefits, including National Transferability of Prearranged Services, the Bereavement Travel Program, the 24-Hour Compassion Helpline® and access to an acclaimed grief management library. As North America's premier provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, the Dignity Memorial brand is your assurance of quality, value, caring service and exceptional customer satisfaction

Posted February 08, 2018

Part-time Funeral Assistant

Kremer Funeral Home
Omaha, NE

​For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact the funeral home at 402-553-3155.  Resumes can be sent to

Kremer Funeral Home

6302 Maple St.

Omaha, NE 68104

402-553-3155 (office)

402-553-4205 (fax)

​Kremer Funeral home is looking for a part-time funeral assistant to join our team.  We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, has attention to detail, a compassionate personality, and good communication skills.  It would be a 16-25 hour a week commitment with some scheduled hours and some on call work.  Hours would be 2-3 week days and every other weekend.  Duties would include being on call to pick up decedents from place of death, running errands, assisting with funerals, answering phones, cleaning, and transportation of the deceased to the crematory.  A clean driving record, professional appearance, and the ability to lift 100 lbs is required.   

Posted February 08, 2018

Internship Position

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

​Mike Hoy
Funeral Director
Hoy | Kilnoski Funeral Home
1221 North 16 Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

The Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory is looking for an Intern.  We are dedicated to providing personalized, professional and compassionate services.  Our funeral home located in Council Bluffs offer a warm, comfortable family-oriented environment with traditional architecture and tasteful interior décor.  Our facilities accommodate all types of funerals and memorials large and small, public or private. For further information on this internship position,, please contact Mike Hoy.

Posted February 06, 2018

Internship Available

Henderson’s Highland Park Funeral Home
Des Moines, Iowa

​Donna Henderson at 515-309-6550, or Email


The Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home in Des Moines has an internship available. The caring and experienced professionals at Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home offer a range of personalized services for the family's in Des Moines and surrounding areas.  

Posted February 06, 2018