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Employment Opportunities

Current employment openings are listed on this page when positions are available. We also offer unpaid internship opportunities, and volunteer opportunities.

We are currently hiring Education Assistants (part-time).


The Delaware Museum of Natural History’s Public Programming Department is currently seeking part-time Education Assistants to help lead a variety of educational, science-based programs such as: Scout & Community Overnights, day-time Scout programs, special events, interactive labs, group tours, outreaches and more.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in education, science, communications, or a natural history-related field preferred. College

      juniors and seniors working towards a BA/BS considered

  • Education experience preferred
  • Ability to take science concepts and teach them at an age-appropriate level
  • Knowledge of natural history
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse audience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as effectively and harmoniously as part of a team
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • May require first aid, CPR and defibrillator training

Special Requirements:

  •  Ability and willingness to assist with the responsibility for the care of the Museum’s live animal collection
  • Priority will be given to candidates with availability to work overnights (6pm – 8am), evenings, weekends and holidays.


  • Part-time, based on the programming needs (Annual hours average 300). Includes some overnight, weekend and holiday hours


  • This position is considered entry level.  The hourly rate is $10.00/hour.

Qualified candidates are invited to email their resumes to, fax them to the attention of Terri Reed at 302-658-2610, or submit them to Delaware Museum of Natural History, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3937, Wilmington, Delaware 19807.  EOE