Museum of Science
  • 12-Mar-2018 to 11-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Informal Engineering & Computer Science Learning - 352
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Grant-Funded, Part Time

Tech Studio Program Assistant (Summer 2018)

Museum of Science, Boston

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


The Tech Studio Program Assistant will work alongside Tech Studio staff and museum volunteers to facilitate design challenges engineering activities, Try Your Tech circuitry and programming activities, and technology investigations focusing on digital technology and computational thinking. The Program Assistant will support the program by readying materials and ensuring that the Engineering Design Workshop space and Tech Interpretation carts are well stocked and presentable to general museum audiences.


  • Interact directly with museum visitors leading design activities in the Engineering Design Workshop and on carts throughout the Gordon Current Science and Technology Center
  • Demonstrate and guide volunteers and teen interns, helping train them in facilitating new activities
  • Develop techniques for facilitating activities and interpretations introducing technical concepts (engineering, computer science, and robotics) to diverse audiences using terms and models appropriate for a lay audience
  • Monitor materials and spaces and ensure that they are in good working order and ready to receive guests


This position is temporary part-time, 25 hours a week, with a start date around July 5th, 2018 through August 31st, 2018.


Director, Exhibit Development & Conservation


  • Successfully completed a previous Youth Internship at the Museum of Science
  • Demonstrated comfort introducing technical concepts to diverse audiences and different education levels.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a group setting as part of a multi-faceted team


Non-Exempt (Hourly).


Free parking in the Museum garage, T accessibility, free Exhibit Halls admission and Omni/Planetarium shows, free Duck Tours, discounts in the Museum store and cafe, discounted movie passes, retirement & savings plan.

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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