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Education Fellow (through September 2018)

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


Deliver educational programming daily/weekly that exemplifies educational excellence and guest service so as to engage and excite our audience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content. Contribute new ideas, creativity and perspectives to working with diverse audiences on site and in the community. Learn about and experience science and education and their implementation in a museum, to hone her/his skills and imagination while experimenting with career directions.


  • Present programs 3 – 4 days per week (either 9 – 12 presentations and/or other school related educational programs/activities) onsite or in the community.
  • Program audience attendance ranges from 20 to 450/presentation/activities, depending on venue and time.
  • About one day/weekly performing maintenance/stocking/construction or research/being trained.
  • New programs learned and created are 4 – 6 minimum.
  • Work one weekend day, some holidays and some Friday evenings, and adjust summer hours as needed.


This position is temporary, full-time, 40 hours/week, with one weekend day, and some holidays and Friday evenings. Schedule will be adjusted for summer hours as needed. This position is thought September 2018.


Director, Education & Enrichment Programs.


  • Less than one (1) year or more of Science/STEM Education experience.
  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects/activities in a high activity environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate science content in programming for audiences of 20 – 450 people.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and/or repair educational programming equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience in delivering educational programming on site or in the community such as a classroom or informal educational setting.
  • Start with and maintain a safe driving record so that the Museum's insurance carrier approves you for driving Museum vehicles. This includes being comfortable driving full-sized vans in urban, rural, and highway settings.
  • Comfort with handling and being around live animals.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 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.

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.   

  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 02114
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Education and Training
  Prefered Experience 0 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Jun. 22, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Museum of Science
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia
  Contact Person Steven Marchio
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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