Join the Team!

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Want to join a dynamic team? Work together with us to reach for the stars?

Check out the following open positions; if any are of interest to you, please submit a cover letter and resume to or mail to: 

Human Resources
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH  03301


Summer Interns

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center seeks undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields, Museum Studies, Education, or a similar field to work with youth at the Discovery Center this summer. Interns will work with the Discovery Center’s Education Team to develop age-appropriate, STEM-based curricula and daily activities for the Center’s summer day camp series, and serve as lead summer camp teachers and counselors, creating an enjoyable, safe, challenging educational STEM camp for all Discovery Center campers, as well as other duties. 

Applicants should have a minimum of a high school degree, GED or equivalent and be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year college as an undergraduate majoring in a STEM field, Museum Studies, Education, or a similar field; at least three months’ experience in teaching and/or working with children is preferred. The ideal candidates will be self-starters with strong leadership and social skills, who enjoy working with children and who can positively challenge and encourage children to learn and explore. Due to federal funding of this program, applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants will be subject to a background check. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary:  $12/hour, approximately 30 hours/week for 10 weeks; schedule may include weekends and some nights.

Application deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018


We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please get in touch via email, at, if any of the following interest you:

Education Team
Docent (Educator/Exhibits Guide)
School Group Greeter
Exhibits Maintenance & Repair

Visitor Services Team
Front Desk Reception and Sales
Science Store Cashier
Office Assistance
Events Set-Up and Break-Down

Maintenance and Repairs
Daytime Cleaning
Landscaping and Gardening