Join the RMSC Team!

The mission of the RMSC (Rochester Museum & Science Center) is to inspire a better future for all through curiosity, exploration, and participation in science, culture, and the natural world. Sound like your kind of work?
Join in on our team to help inspire a better future for our community.


Why Work at the RMSC?

We are a team of lifelong learners brimming with curiosity and open minds. Our staff is passionate about sharing science, culture, and the natural world with others. If this sounds like your type of work environment, we encourage you to apply.

Membership & Discounts

Employment earns you an automatic membership to the RMSC PLUS discounts in the gift shop, on rentals, and to 300+ science museums worldwide.

Equitable Benefits

Full-time employees are offered generous and equitable benefits.

Work with a Dinosaur!

How many people get to say a mastodon or a dinosaur is one of their coworkers? Let history be your colleague at the RMSC.

Your Work Matters

When you work at the RMSC, you know that your efforts are supporting a greater cause. The work you do here not only directly impacts our local community, but it could spark a lifetime of curiosity in a young visitor.

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Working at the RMSC

Whether working at the RMSC Museum & Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, or Cumming Nature Center, you’ll be working in a unique and exciting environment with supportive colleagues.

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Career Opportunities at the RMSC

The RMSC recruits and selects individuals for employment solely on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency without regard to all legally protected classes, including, but not limited to: race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identities and expressions, or veteran status. All job offers are contingent upon the applicant providing proof of legal authorization to work at the RMSC and completing a background screening.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of interest we receive, we cannot respond to telephone inquiries from interested candidates.


Collections Department | Apply by: December 5, 2022

Internship Opportunities

The RMSC understands the importance of access to internship opportunities for high school and college students. Career readiness experiences are extremely valuable to students and young adults. We offer paid internships on a limited basis, and non-paid, for-credit internships on a seasonal basis. Internships are currently available in the following departments:

  • Collections (Fall/Winter 2022) | Storage Renovation Internship 
  • Various Departments (Fall 2022) | COVES Internship (Data collection, analysis, and reporting) 
  • Questions about internship programs?