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Entry Level

On-Floor Educator– part-time

Embody our “Let’s science” mission as you engage guests in scientific experiences.

Perform short demonstrations for varied audiences and facilitate a wide range of hands-on, minds-on STEM activities on the exhibit floors.

Applicants must be comfortable communicating in front of groups and have a willingness to enthusiastically embrace topics across many different STEM fields. Applicants should be able to learn quickly, be flexible, operate independently while sticking to a schedule, and maintain safety protocols.

Schedule is determined by supervisor within operating hours Tuesday through Friday 9:30-4:00, Saturday and Sunday 9:30-5:00. Weekday, weekend and combination shifts are available. Seasonal shifts are available during the summer holiday.

Basic Function:

Presents short stage shows and facilitates hands-on activities on the museum exhibit floors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Presents 5-15 minute long science demonstrations on the demonstration stage

2. Facilitates hands-on STEAM activities on the exhibit floors

3. Engages guests conversationally in a wide variety of STEAM topics

4. Provides excellent guest service, including helping orient and inform guests about museum offerings

5. May perform other duties as assigned


At least one year of college coursework or comparable experience


Prior experience interacting with school age children strongly preferred

Prior experience in customer service preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic science knowledge, including some familiarity with physics, chemistry, biology, and/or engineering principles
  • General behaviors and abilities of children


  • Excellent interpersonal and English-language oral communication skills
  • Excellent informal presentation skills
  • Adaptability to varied audiences and situations

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively to children and adult guests
  • Feel comfortable in front of an audience of up to 50 people
  • Connect with diverse audiences
  • Clearly convey information on STEAM-related topics
  • Independently manage time and follow a schedule
  • Accurately follow procedures and uphold safety protocols

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass background check


$15.00/ hour

How to Apply

Please download and complete MSC’s employment application form and submit it with a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@mdsci.org with the position as the subject.


Education – Human Resources
Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore MD 21230


EOE/M/F/H/V. No phone calls please.