Who is eligible?
You must be a current student in a post-secondary school, graduate school, or a recent graduate.
Are these paid internships?
Yes, interns will be hired as part-time staff during the duration of the internship.
What is the pay rate?
The pay rate is $19/ hour. The position is eligible for benefits beginning August 1, 2020.
What are the hours?
Interns are required to work four days a week (28 hours) in our San Francisco office.
Can I apply for more than one internship?
Yes. Please note that each internship may have specific materials required for them. Please include all required materials appropriate for the position(s) you’re applying for. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
How will I know my application has been received?
Applicants will be sent a confirmation via email once a complete application is received.
How will I know if I’m selected to interview?
Applicants will be contacted by phone or email once the deadline has passed.
Will I be notified if I’m not selected?
Yes, you will be notified by email.
Will I be able to interact with colleagues outside of my department?
Yes. In addition to the Welcome to the Exploratorium Orientation Week, you will have access to our community of curious staff members.
Can I get course credit for my internship?
Yes, provided that you make arrangements with your college or university.
Is housing provided?
No, interns are responsible for their own housing.
Any other questions?
About The Exploratorium
San Francisco’s Exploratorium is a world-renowned museum, a professional development home for teachers, and an exhibit-design trailblazer that partners around the globe to transform science education. Since 1969, we’ve created joyful, inquiry-based learning experiences that ignite curiosity and empower people to understand their world. We celebrate diversity of thought, inspired investigations, and bold collaborations.