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Part-Time Guest Services Staff

Energetic, friendly people wanted for summer employment!

Are you outgoing, willing to learn, with good communication skills and comfortable interacting with the general public? If so, the Maryland Science Center is looking for you. A variety of positions are available for individuals interested in spending time in a fast-paced, engaging environment.

Applicants must have completed high school or have a GED. All applicants must be able to work both independently and as a part of a team. All positions will require working weekends and holidays. All applicants must be willing to wear a mask covering mouth and nose for the entirety of shift. All positions are seasonal.

Please specify which position you are applying for:

Store Clerk

Provide excellent customer service while operating a cash register and making change accurately. Stock and price product, straighten and maintain work areas. Ensure that all merchandise is displayed on the sales floor in adequate quantities to meet customer demand. This position requires standing for long periods and you must be able to lift at least 20lbs.

Ticket Agent

Sell tickets and memberships to visitors using a computerized ticketing system and ability to make change accurately. Present a positive first impression to those visiting MSC and assist in making their visit more enjoyable. Provide general information regarding the happenings, exhibits, and special events of MSC. Ensure customer satisfaction by answering general questions and resolving complaints courteously. Must be able to communicate with our diverse group of visitors and members.

Ticket Taker/Lobby Ambassador

Welcome guests to the Maryland Science Center. Scan tickets, make sure all pre purchased ticketing transactions are complete. Inform about and enforce all COVID -19 policies and procedures. Directs guests to desired venues or event space; watches for correct color wrist band on all guests; verifies re-admit guests are legitimate and have obtained proper admission. You must be observant and able to multi-task and communicate with our diverse group of visitors and members.


Operate switchboard and takes reservations for various programs. Prepares daily operating information and distributes to appropriate departments. Booking process will include answering telephone calls and inquiries, mailing out all related paperwork for programs, and contacting guests regarding programming needs.


Keep the Maryland Science Center clean and safe for visitors and staff. Present a positive impression to our guests while working in public spaces. This includes but not limited to cleaning bathrooms, exhibits spaces, eating facilities, indoor and outside activity spaces, hauling trash, and recycling. Must be able to climb/work on ladders, and able to lift at least 30lbs.

All positions require:

  • The desire to work with the general public
  • Good communication skills
  • Informing, and enforcing all COVID-19 policies and procedures
  • Ability to provide excellent guest service to museum visitors
  • Demonstrate good judgement, personal responsibility, and productive impact
  • Ability to pass background check or fingerprinting
  • Attending training sessions as part of the on-boarding process

How to Apply

Download and complete our employment application. Submit application and/or resume with cover letter online to jobs@mdsci.org, specifying which position applying for, or print and mail to:


Guest Services-Human Resources

Maryland Science Center

601 Light Street Baltimore MD 21230

Via fax to 410-545-5920, Attn: Human Resources.


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