Careers & Internships
Join Us on Our Mission to Bring Joyful Play & Learning to Everyone!
Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an exciting place to work with a team of professionals who are creative, driven, and willing to go the extra mile to help our future leaders reach their dreams and aspirations. Explore our open positions and internship opportunities.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to serving kids and families. We create and maintain an environment that values a collaborative team process and fosters open communication.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and the lives of children. Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability
Play Expert (Part-Time)
As a vital part of the Guest Services Department and Port Discovery team, Play Experts are responsible for providing guests with an excellent, memorable experience, stellar customer service, and supporting the Museum’s mission and educational philosophy. As a member of our team, you’ll support playful learning and discovery through meaningful interaction with children and adults, ignite imaginations, and promote the power of play in children through hands-on experiences. Play experts work directly with guests in one-on-one or group scenarios to lead, educate and facilitate programming and demonstrate the workings of the museum and exhibits.
The museum is open to the public 5 days a week (Wednesdays to Sundays), plus some holidays. We will be open all 7 days a week (Mondays to Sundays) starting in mid-June. We offer visiting families and groups two play sessions per day. Play Expert work shifts are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
This is a part-time position, and we are looking for Experts that can commit to work at a minimum of three days a week. Once the schedule is determined, it is the same weekly. We can offer up to 29 hours per week.
To see the full description details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3kzYTXo
Sales Administrative Assistant (Part Time)
We are currently looking for a friendly and outgoing Sales Administrative Assistant, with strong attention to detail, to actively assist in the sale of the museum to groups, both school and non-school organizations. As part of the Sales team, the Assistant is responsible for providing exemplary, accurate and efficient service for all museum groups through the reservation and visit process.
This position offers 25 hours per week. There is flexibility regarding the days and hours worked, however, 1) the schedule must include Fridays and 2) the schedule must be consistent each week.
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/3ZpJ1JA
Development and Marketing Assistant
We are looking for a highly organized and creative individual to provide administrative assistance for the museum’s Development and Marketing department.
The Development and Marketing Assistant will support the smooth functioning of a five-person team by being the point person for project schedules, data entry, record keeping, written and phone communications, as well as maintaining (and establishing and improving!) systems and processes for maximum efficiency. The ideal candidate will be collaborative and flexible, and above all, comfortable in a role that demands a creative, relationship-building mindset, with the ultimate goal of fostering long-term relationships across our communities and partners in order to increase support for the museum. This is an excellent position for an early career professional to gain a broad experience in the areas of fundraising, marketing, outreach, and communications.
This is a full-time 40 hours per week position, with some weekends and evenings for special events as needed. This position allows for a hybrid work schedule, with all employees required to work in the office a minimum of three days per week.
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/3kPJ42S
Port Discovery is a great place to intern for college students of many disciplines. Whether you are majoring in museum studies, marketing, business, art/design, or education, Port Discovery provides a professional environment where your creative thoughts are encouraged.
Internships are often available throughout the school year with the Exhibits, Development, Marketing, Programs, and Education departments. Opportunities are limited and are based on departmental needs.
If you are interested in interning at Port Discovery Children’s Museum, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Attn: Volunteer Manager
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
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