Museum of Science
  • 12-Mar-2018 to 11-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Hall of Human Life - 323
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Grant-Funded, Full Time

Hall of Human Life 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 Hall of Human Life (HHL) Program Assistant will present and facilitate a variety of hands-on activities/interpretations for small and large groups, and will assist HHL staff in the training of HHL educators. The Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting HHL staff in opening, closing, and/or ongoing daily maintenance of the HHL space, including some light cleaning and maintenance, setting up/breaking down interpretations, and documentation of daily educational activities.


  • Set up and facilitate hands-on activities/interpretations in the Hall of Human Life for 5-7 hours "on the floor" daily
  • Assist in the training of HHL educators, interfacing with up to 15 other educators daily
  • Assist in cleaning, organization, and upkeep of HHL materials and the 10,000 sq. ft. exhibition space


This position is temporary, part-time, 28 hours/week, from June 24, 2018-August 25, 2018.


Manager, Hall of Human Life


  • Successfully completed a previous Youth Internship at the Museum of Science.
  • Demonstrated comfort communicating STEM concepts to a variety of lay audiences verbally
  • Demonstrated interest in human health and biology education (1, 2)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work in a group setting as part of a multi-faceted team
  • Ability to read, write, understand English; basic math.


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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