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Jobs & Internships

The National Building Museum offers satisfying professional opportunities in its vibrant, historic building. Our mission to provide a diverse, broad array of jobs and opportunities encourages hires from every background. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.


Museum Teacher: Summer Camp

Friday, February 2, 2018

Education Department The Museum Teacher for Summer Camp is responsible for learning, teaching, and developing curriculum for the Museum’s summer camp programs. The position is responsible for the safety, care, and well being of each camper group both on and off the Museum property. The...

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Extended Care Assistant

Friday, February 2, 2018

Education Department Extended Care Assistant is responsible for leading a variety of games, crafts, building challenges, and other camp activities during camp extended care (Monday-Friday, 3:00-5:30 pm). Other responsibilities include daily prep, set up, and clean up. The aftercare assistant is responsible for the safety,...

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Summer Camp Assistant

Friday, February 2, 2018

Education Department Camp Assistants are responsible for learning curriculum, teaching, and/or assisting with the Museum’s Summer Camp program. The camp assistant will organize and teach a variety of small and large group activities, be responsible for the safety, care, and wellbeing of their group of...

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Design Apprenticeship Program Project Assistant

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Education Department The Project Assistant supports the Design Apprenticeship Program, the Museum’s design build program, an in-depth, hands-on opportunity for local teens to collaboratively work on projects from conception to fabrication. The Project Assistant will work with the Education Program Coordinator and a second Project...

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CityVision Team Leader

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Education Department The CityVision Team Leader supports the National Building Museum’s longest running school program which offers youth in middle school an in-depth, hands-on opportunity to learn about how to create change through the design process. Team Leaders work directly with students as they develop...

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Investigating Where We Live Intern

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Investigating Where We Live, a teen program recognized by the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award as one of the top arts programs in the nation, offers 13-18 year old youth hands-on opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Washington, D.C. through...

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View available opportunities below, and contact Visitor Services to join our email list to receive updates about one-day volunteering, including Discover Engineering Family Day and the Big Build.

Teen Programs Volunteer

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Education Department Teen Programs is looking for design professionals in all fields, educators, and those interested in working with teenagers for our multi-visit, experiential programs, CityVision, Design Apprenticeship Program, and Investigating Where We Live. These programs teach local teens how to observe more closely and...

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