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High School Explainer: PACE

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High School Explainer: PACE

Professional Advancement & Career Exposure

Program Overview

The High School Explainer: PACE Program (Professional Advancement & Career Exposure) is designed to provide young people between the ages of 17-21 with supplemental museum work experience in areas such as Exhibit Maintenance, Public Programs, Cinema Arts, Bio Lab, and Explainer Program Administration. Explainers are exposed to a variety of museum disciplines while supporting the High School Explainer program in its core mission of providing an interactive social environment rich in both science and the arts in which students can explore phenomena, learn about themselves, and provide the museum with an informed and energetic floor staff.

Become a High School Explainer: PACE Program participant

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be between the ages of 17 and 21. Must be able to obtain a valid work permit Must be able to attend all basic training dates Must be able to work the entirety of the schoolyear or summer session A background in science is not required Previous employment as a High School Explainer is not required

How to Apply

Applications for the schoolyear High School Explainer: PACE program are typically available in July. Applications for the summer High School Explainer:PACE program are typically available in March. When the application is open, you will find it on the Exploratorium's Current Openings page under the job title "High School Explainer: PACE."

Contact Information 

High School Explainer: PACE Program
Pier 17 Suite 100, Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111

The Exploratorium is a nonprofit equal opportunity museum of science, art, and human perception.