Pacific Science Center

Bringing science to life.

Internship Opportunities with Pacific Science Center

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Volunteer Program Assistant Intern, Unpaid (18+)
Pacific Science Center’s Human Resources Department has an exciting internship opportunity for a student pursuing a volunteer management career. Pacific Science Center engages 500 regularly active volunteers, almost 1,000 special event volunteers, and an extra 100 teen volunteers for the summer months. Summer is a busy time and involves volunteer planning, recruitment, and onboarding for most of our programs. The Volunteer Program Assistant Intern is a member of the Human Resources team and will play an integral role in volunteer recruitment, candidate sourcing, interview facilitation, training support, benefits coordination, and special projects/research. At the internship’s conclusion, the intern will have gained valuable volunteer recruitment, onboarding and administration skills. This is a summer position that runs June – September. Schedule is flexible and commitment is 15 – 20 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.

Development Intern (unpaid)
Pacific Science Center brings science to life. Our award-winning, interactive programs reach more than 1.3 million people around the state each year — in their communities, classrooms and on our campus. We offer a wide variety of exhibits and programs, including standards-based formal and informal science education programs and an award-winning environmental education center. Much of the funding for these and other Science Center activities come from grants, sponsorships and personal gifts stewarded by our talented Development team. The Development Intern will support the efforts of the Individual Giving team to grow and sustain a donor-centered fundraising program. The intern will receive direction from the Director of Individual Giving. The position begins as early as April 2017 and runs 3 – 6 months, ending from June to August 2017. The schedule is flexible, during regular business hours, 15 – 20 hours per week.