In accordance with the Museum’s Affirmative Action Plan, recruit, hire and monitor all interns, paid and unpaid, in Museum placements, providing support, professional development, and enrichment opportunities. Promote career pathway opportunities, recruit potential interns, and cultivate external relations through ongoing linkages with secondary school and higher education personnel in greater Boston and regional New England area, connecting Museum staff and departments with appropriate candidates, external resources, and support in order to make intern program accessible, successful, and nationally heralded as a program of excellence. Oversee restricted funding for internships, including grants and endowment income. Provide regular and timely documentation of intern statistics to Museum senior management, including hours served, demographics, and costs/benefits analysis. Critical to the success of this program is the partnering with the Volunteer Program, focusing on youth volunteers, to promote the Museum’s Internship Career Ladder of workforce development.



  • $65,000 budget
  • Approximately 35 departments / 50 supervisors for intern placements
  • 1-3 recruitment fairs
  • Multiple Internship orientations
  • 3 professional development workshops/semester for post HS interns
  • 3 professional development workshops/year for HS interns
  • 2-3 professional development workshops / year for supervisors
  • 1500-2000 applicants for ˜150-200 positions In partnership with Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, oversee the efforts of 1 HR Intern/semester.


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.


Manager, Human Resources


Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.



  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree preferred
  • Two (2) or more years of recruiting experience
  • Communication skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel (spreadsheets organizing data, creating reports, PPT
  • Success with prioritizing multiple projects with a diversity of stakeholders
How To Apply:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. 
Apply by:
June 27, 2015