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Volunteer Internships (Students 16 +)

Volunteer Internships

The museum welcomes students to apply for an internship with the museum. Interns are expected to identify and complete a project that meets both academic and museum goals, assist with education and outreach, and assist with museum special events (STEM Day, Nuclear Science Week, Movie Under the Wings, Nuclear After Dark, Einstein Gala, etc.)

A general museum internship is available that introduces students to the different aspects of this museum on a rotation schedule. This type of internship is great for students still in search of a career path, looking to switch careers or have a general curiosity and interest in working in a museum setting.

All museum interns are expected to commit at least to 12 weeks of full or part-time participation at the museum; hours vary based on student availability and museum needs.

To apply, please fill out this form.

"Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp - May 28 through August 9

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is pleased to offer week-long, themed camp for summer 2019. These camps are geared to campers Pre-K and Kindergarten through 7th grades. Sessions include "Foodie Science", "STEMinists: Geosciences Edition", Got Game?", "Movie Magic" and many more!

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Smithsonian Channel's "The Day We Walked on the Moon" - July 20

The new documentary, THE DAY WE WALKED ON THE MOON, will be screened in nearly 70 Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museums across the country on 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Half a century after humanity’s historic first step on the Moon, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is hosting a screening of Smithsonian Channel’s THE DAY WE WALKED ON THE MOON. These special screenings will take place on Saturday, July 20th. This documentary will run at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm.

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BUFF: The B-52 Story - June 8 through December 29

Join us as we tell the story of the longest serving aircraft in United States military in the special exhibition, “BUFF: The B-52 Story,” on display June 8 through December 29, 2019. This temporary exhibition explores this iconic Boeing aircraft’s past, present and future as an American strategic bomber.

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