Museum of Science
  • 07-Jun-2021 to 06-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • Interns - 830
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Part Time

Internship & Volunteer Programs Assistant

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


Proactively provides general administrative and coordination assistance to the Museum's Volunteer Services and Internship Programs, ensuring the smooth operations of the programs and serving as a positive, welcoming Museum representative for all staff, volunteers, and interns. Utilizes databases and other resources to initiate and administer volunteer and intern recruitment, onboarding, and engagement efforts.


  • Assist in the recruitment and record maintenance for ~250 volunteers/year
  • Assist in the recruitment and record maintenance for ~120 interns/year
  • Order and maintain office Coffee Corner serving ~10 volunteers/interns daily


This position is part-time, 20 hours/week, working the following schedule:

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm

Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm

Monday 9:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm

The schedule is somewhat flexible, especially around the weekend hours.


Director, Talent Acquisition & Development and Internship & Volunteer Programs Manager


  • High school diploma.
  • 1 or more years of administrative and customer service experience.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to effectively self-monitor own work and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated communication skills – both written and oral.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $18.00-$20.00/hour


Benefits for non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, up to a total of 48 hours of paid vacation time, accrued, paid sick time, 16 hours of paid, holiday time, medical and vision insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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