About Pacific Science Center


Job Opportunities at Pacific Science Center

Each Pacific Science Center staff member plays a vital role in fulfilling the Science Center’s mission; to ignite curiosity in every child and fuel a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Become a part of the Pacific Science Center team and help us live our mission!


Pacific Science Center regularly seeks motivated and service-oriented team players. Pacific Science Center offers a variety of job opportunities which vary from entry level positions to supervisory and management roles. These positions range anywhere from handling animals, providing exhibit interpretation, managing planetarium shows, to working in guest services, events, education, or behind the scenes. Regardless of job title, all employees of Pacific Science Center share a common passion for science education and uplifting service, and regularly have the opportunity to undergo skill development.


Employee Benefits

Working with a mission driven organization is not the only benefit employees enjoy. Regular and temporary employees enjoy varying levels of free annual Membership that include admission to the Science Center, IMAX documentaries, Laser Dome and Planetarium shows, feature IMAX movies and discounted admission to all major travelling exhibits. Many regular employees are also eligible for reduced rates on ORCA cards and all employees receive discounts at the Science Center café and gift shops. Employees also enjoy the positive and vibrant work environment, not to mention the Science Center’s exciting location – nestled between Seattle Center and downtown Seattle.

Full time employees also enjoy alternative service – opportunities to assist colleagues in various departments and projects, ultimately fostering the importance of teamwork and gaining greater exposure to guests and ever changing programs. Alternative service opportunities include canoeing in the Mercer Slough with summer campers, assisting with large scale events such as our annual New Year’s Eve party and major galas, or jumping on a Science on Wheels van to visit a local elementary school with science experiments for the day.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Looking for a rewarding and fulfilling volunteer opportunity in Seattle? Look no further than Pacific Science Center. We rely on volunteers and interns to help fulfill our mission to ignite curiosity in every child and fuel a passion for discovery, critical thinking, and experimentation in all of us. If you are looking for a fun way to share your time and interests, while giving back to your community, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more


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