Programs Fellow (Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2014)


Provide an important contribution to the Education Division by performing live presentations for visitors, programs for students and teachers, and other similar programs on a wide variety of topics in science and technology. Contribute new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our efforts in informal science and technology education.This Fellowship, which is funded for one year and includes benefits, gives the Fellow a tremendous opportunity to learn about and experience informal science and technology education and their implementation in a Museum to hone her/his skills and imagination while experimenting with career directions. The Fellowship provides an excellent training ground to jump start your career in science and technology education and get your foot in the door at the Museum of Science!

The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to increase diversity among our staff. Individuals who bring a unique perspective or diverse background are encouraged to apply.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Comfort with public speaking and presenting in front of audiences
  • Personal interest and/or expertise in science and education
  • Theater lighting, shop fabrication, wood and/or metal working, electrical, electronic, repair, troubleshooting, and programming skills advantageous

Additional Details

Work Schedule

The position is temporary full time (35 hrs/wk) and funded for one year, beginning September 2013 and ending September 2014. Work on one regular weekend day will be required: TUES-SAT or SUN-THURS, 9am-5pm.


$13.19/Hour (Non-exempt)


Temporary, Full-time

Benefits and Perks

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5 sick days, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

How To Apply

In order to be considered for a position, please email with the following:

  • The exact position title in the subject line
  • A resumé and cover letter

Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Human ResourcesMuseum of ScienceScience ParkBoston, MA 02114

617-589-0362 (FAX)

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science seeks to recruit, hire, develop, promote, and retain individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds and persons with disabilities. We strive to create and sustain a more affirming environment for all staff, interns, volunteers, trustees and overseers. We value expertise gained at the Museum and encourage professional development and career growth.