Staff Positions

The Montshire Museum of Science is a great place to work, for a summer or for a career.

Staff Positions

Visitor Receptionist

The Montshire Museum of Science is seeking a part-time (20-25 hrs/wk) Visitor Receptionist to join our Visitor Reception Team. This position is responsible for providing customer service to visitors at the admissions desk and in the Museum Store. Other responsibilities include assisting with general office administration (processing program registrations, group visit requests, and memberships).

The Visitor Receptionist must be enthusiastic, professional and personable with excellent communication skills. Ability to work as a team player, with diverse personalities, in a busy and open retail environment is a must. Some weekend and holiday time required.

Application Instructions: 
Please send a letter of interest and a current resume to Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 26, 2016.


Exhibits Assistant

The Montshire Museum of Science is seeking a part-time Exhibits Assistant (16-18 hours a week) to aid with daily preparation and maintenance of the Museum’s hands-on exhibits, trails, and outdoor experiences. This position inspects all exhibits on the gallery floors daily, and outdoor exhibits and trails weekly. The Exhibits Assistant performs light maintenance on malfunctioning exhibits, reports exhibit and trail issues to appropriate staff, and produces and maintains exhibit signage and printed ephemera.  When needed, this position installs and de-installs exhibits in galleries, prepares galleries for installation, and evaluates exhibits and prototypes. 

Familiarity with Adobe graphics software including Photoshop and Illustrator is important. The exhibits assistant must be attentive to detail, sensitive to working around family and school audiences, and should enjoy problem-solving. A familiarity with shop tools (tablesaw, bandsaw, hand tools) and graphics tools and techniques (mat cutter, layout, measurement) and good manual dexterity is a must.

Application Instructions:
Please send a letter of interest and resumé to 


The Montshire Museum of Science is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Summer Positions

Summer Programs Staff

The Montshire offers extensive summer environmental and science day camp programming for children. During the spring, we hire approximately 20 day-camp educators and explainers for each summer. Some of these positions may be set up to fulfill internship requirements. See full descriptions and application instructions.