Paid Part-Time Opportunities with the National Air and Space Museum
Posted in Undergrad Opportunities
Posted on 11/29/2023: The National Air and Space Museum is actively seeking part-time hires for the Explainers program, a unique opportunity to engage visitors with science content at one of the nation’s premier museums. Please see below for more information.
Explainers are paid student educators who engage visitors with hands-on activity carts and interactive demonstrations on topics such as the forces of flight and the effects of space on the human body.
Explainers are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per month but can work up to 39 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible according to your academic and extracurricular commitments, with shift opportunities seven days a week. Explainers can work at the location on the National Mall in Washington, DC, or at the Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Be enrolled in a degree-granting program
- Maintain a 2.7 GPA
- Have good written and verbal communication skills
- Be willing to attend ongoing training and conduct self-study
Applicants from all majors and academic backgrounds are encouraged. The most important thing is that you are interested in and excited about sharing aviation and space concepts.