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Careers and Opportunities

The joyful discovery experiences created at Boston Children’s Museum and beyond would not be possible without our team of fun, creative, and dedicated employees. We seek motivated, passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds to join us in our mission.

Not your everyday workplace, Boston Children’s Museum is a purpose-driven organization focused on providing joyful discovery experiences for children and families. We offer a truly unique and inspiring workplace where everyone can make a difference helping children discover their gifts and potential. We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment that all Museum visitors and employees enjoy and value. Purposeful work, creative growth, work-life balance, and continuous learning provide staff with ample opportunities for achievement and fulfillment.



Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.



Boston Children’s Museum’s vision is to be a welcoming, imaginative, child-centered learning environment that supports diverse families in nurturing their children’s creativity and curiosity. We promote the healthy development of all children so that they will fulfill their potential and contribute to our collective wellbeing and future prosperity.

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Mission Statement

Boston Children’s Museum is dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of our organization, including our policies, practices, and programs, and fosters a welcoming and inclusive environment for all staff and visitors. We acknowledge that racism, discrimination, and inequality are systemic and widespread. Therefore, to ensure that all individuals can participate fully in the mission of the Museum, we commit to reflecting and representing the diverse communities that we serve and cultivating a culture of respect, empathy, and belonging.


Values (C.R.E.A.T.E)

Creativity. Respect. Excellence. Accountability. Thoughtfulness. Equity. Boston Children’s Museum is a curious, experimental, and creative learning organization. We have a child and family centered focus, welcoming and respecting all Museum audiences. We collaborate and show mutual respect and support for our colleagues. We recognize that each person has equal, intrinsic worth and deserves to be treated with dignity. We are a culture that innovates, changes, and pushes boundaries to keep the museum relevant. We are responsible to each other and strive to keep our commitments to our colleagues. We have a commitment to high ethical standards. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, respecting the importance of personal growth and family. We have an ongoing commitment to fairness in all aspects of the Museum and we embrace alternative ways of thinking.

Play an important role in our mission to engage children and families in joyful discovery experiences.

Boston Children’s Museum employs nearly 100 people in a variety of jobs across Visitor Services, Education, Exhibits, Finance, Development, Marketing, and Human Resources. The talent and dedication of our staff is one of our greatest assets as an institution.

The following career opportunities are currently open at Boston Children’s Museum.

Apply online or submit a letter of interest and resume via email, fax, or mail to:

Fax (617)-423-3213


Boston Children’s Museum
Attention: Human Resources
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, due to the high volume of resumes received, only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Boston Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Museum based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

The Museum is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, genetic information, participation in the Museum’s group insurance plans, receipt of free health care, or any other category protected under applicable law.

The Museum will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. This commitment is evident in all aspects of the Museum’s employment practices and policies, including recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, discharge, benefits and training.

Develop your skills and make an impact on the lives of kids and families in Boston and beyond.


As an institution dedicated to lifelong learning, Boston Children’s Museum strives to provide meaningful learning experiences in the form of internships. Museum interns gain experience in a nonprofit setting and learn about what goes on behind the scenes at an internationally recognized children’s museum. Internships are available in various areas of the Museum depending on individual departments’ needs.

The following internship(s) are currently available at Boston Children’s Museum.

[currently no internships available]

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume via email, fax, or mail to:

Fax (617)-423-3213


Boston Children’s Museum
Attention: Human Resources
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210


Boston Children’s Museum offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including: 

  • Health insurance with individual, dual, family, and domestic partner plan options
  • Dental insurance with individual, family, and domestic partner plan options
  • Vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans for eligible medical, dependent care, and transportation expenses
  • Paid Parenting Leave
  • Training and professional development opportunities for staff
  • Free admission to the Museum for guests of employees
  • Free admission to select cultural institutions