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Interns work throughout the Museum on a wide variety of projects and tasks including everything from science education to behind-the-scenes work. An internship at the Museum of Science is an excellent way to gain a hands-on, work-learn experience in a specific area of interest or field of study. Our internship program offers internships for one of three trimesters: fall, winter/spring, and summer.

How to Apply

Please visit our internship application site to view our open opportunities and to complete the application process.

The Museum will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact the Internship Program Coordinator via email

Summer Youth Internship Program

Internship Opportunities: The Museum of Science offers paid internship opportunities for teens. Internships are available in education spaces and behind the scene roles where you will learn how the museum operates and gain valuable skills through your work and professional development workshops.

Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 14-19 and currently enrolled in a High School or equivalent program.

Program Information:

  • Our paid Summer Youth Internships are at least three (3) days a week over a 7-week program starting on July 6, 2020.
  • Candidates are only allowed to miss three (3) consecutive workdays during the program.
  • Orientation for all Summer Youth Interns will be held on Friday, June 12 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
  • Professional Development workshops include financial literacy, field trips to other cultural institutions and local colleges, resume and cover letter writing, and more!

Applications: Positions will be posted on the internship application site from February 10 - March 8, 2020.

  • An additional application might be required for residents of Cambridge due to funding.

Interested in learning more? Tour the internship position departments, get application support, meet Museum staff members at:

Youth Internship Open House on Saturday, February 22 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm RSVP here

The Museum of Science is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability or protected group status. Federal and State law prohibit employment discrimination.

It is the Museum of Science’s policy when recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, and terminating employees to comply with those laws which prohibit discrimination as to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, military status, status as a disabled, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or other covered veteran or any other protected status under applicable law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees, interns and volunteer are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Museum of Science participates in E-Verify. The Museum of Science utilizes E-Verify to confirm that employees are authorized to work in the United States. For more information, please see the following:

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