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Employment Opportunities

A great downtown location right on the water. Easy access from major roadways and mass transit. A place to showcase your talents. A place where guests learn and have fun. These are just some of the reasons why employment at the Maryland Science Center can be one of the most rewarding, challenging, and interesting opportunities available to you.

Join Our Team

Full Time Openings

  • All active full time employees receive free membership to the Maryland Science Center at the Adventurer level
  • Free parking while working
  • Discounts in Elements Café and the Science Store
  • Great location
  • Work and have fun

There are currently no full time openings. Please check back later.

Entry Level Openings

Entry level are part time, require weekend availability (and week days if your schedule permits), and the ability to interact in an upbeat and positive manner with Science Center guests.  Great job for graduating high school seniors, college students, retirees, or parents looking for a school-compatible schedule. You must be able to pass a math test to be a ticket agent, and able to be on your feet and active to be an IMAX Usher, Lobby Ambassador or Housekeeper. If you love working with the public and are looking for a fun place to work and earn extra spending money, please think about joining us.

Internship Openings

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

You don’t have to be a scientist or a physicist! If you love to learn and you care about the way we inspire tomorrow’s scientists today—you should consider becoming a Science Center volunteer!

All adult volunteer opportunities are shown below, but not all are currently accepting volunteers. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 410-779-1627 to find out if the position you’re interested in is taking volunteers at this time.

  • All active volunteers receive free membership to the Maryland Science Center at the Adventurer level
  • Free parking while volunteering
  • Discounts in Elements Café and the Science Store
  • Invitations to special events

To apply for a volunteer position, please fill out the adult volunteer application.



Youth Volunteer Opportunities

For those ages 14 – 17, MSC offers youth volunteer positions. Gain new skills and explore potential career paths, while contributing to the Science Center’s mission to provide the best of informal, hands-on STEM education.

Youth volunteer opportunities are limited to specific programs at specific times of the year. High school internships are decided on a case-by-case basis, also depending on the time of year. All potential youth volunteers must complete and return a Youth Volunteer Application, indicating what program they’re interested in, along with other program-specific documents, and should be prepared for a potential interview. 

All youth volunteers must:

  • Work well with children and teenagers
  • Posses excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to follow directions
  • Be comfortable interacting with the public
  • Be adaptable to changing situations
  • Work well independently and in a team atmosphere