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Join our team!

Working at the Museum of Life and Science means days full of diverse interactions and lots of fun behind the scenes! Whether you’re working with our animals, our visitors, or in an administrative role, you’ll love the wide variety of experiences you’ll share each day as we work towards our mission of providing a place that encourages lifelong science learning in our community.

Available positions are updated weekly. The Museum is an Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants will receive careful consideration, however, due to the high volume of applicants, we will only contact applicants whom we wish to schedule an interview.

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For any questions, you may have, or if you experience technical difficulties with our candidate portal, please email Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to inquiries about job opportunities over the phone.


All Museum employees enjoy access to the following benefits:

  • Museum membership
  • Invitations to special events just for staff and volunteers
  • Museum discounts in the gift stores, cafe, and camp programs

In addition, the Museum offers a competitive benefits package for full-time regular employees that includes:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance (short term, long term, and supplemental term)
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid leave program
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Vaccination Mandate Policy

The Museum of Life and Science maintains a strong commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for Museum guests, staff, volunteers, and animals. As part of this commitment, vaccination against the Covid-19 virus is required as a condition of employment. If there is a religious or medical reason preventing you from receiving a vaccination, and you have been offered a position at the Museum, you may request an exemption.

Volunteer with Us

We can’t do what we do without the help of our volunteers! From caring for our animal habitats to keeping the Museum in tip-top shape, there’s a chance for everyone to volunteer at the Museum. You’ll get to learn about biology, horticulture, engineering, and animal care. Be a part of our fun and enthusiastic team! Do something unique and interesting that gives back to the community and helps build a world-class Museum for the citizens of North Carolina and beyond.

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