PARKING UPDATE: Due to construction in our regular lot, guests of the Lancaster Science Factory are permitted to park in the lot to the rear of 454 New Holland Avenue.

Museum Services Internship

Organization: Lancaster Science Factory

Career Field:  Museum Services 

Internship Description

The selected student will work with our Manager of Guest and Volunteer Services with day-to-day operations and museum development.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the membership department to manage and expand our membership program which will give students experience in database management, member recruitment and retention
  • Research prospective retail and exhibit possibilities to gain experience in budgeting and project management
  •  Assist staff in planning and executing special events, student will have the opportunity to work with local business and nonprofit professionals
  • Aid museum public relations through social media and online content management
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment, training & management, great for a student interested in store management or human relations

 Education & Qualifications

  • Junior/Senior level student in Business Administration OR Communications OR other related field of interest
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to collaborate on projects & work independently
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Energetic personality & great customer service skills

Hours Required

  • Minimum of 5 hours per week, maximum of 15 hours per week
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 10am-5pm
  • Flexibility with some evening and weekend scheduling

Credit Requirement                                                       Terms Offered                             

Academic credit is not required                            Fall / Spring / Summer


Applications are encouraged year-round.

To apply for an internship, send cover letter and resume to:

Internship Program, Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602.

Questions, call 717-509-6363 or email