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The Lawrence Hall of Science is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive organizational environment that fosters the success of the full range of our employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, norms, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our increasingly diverse staff, partners, and audiences.

Join The Team

Browse current staff and student job openings at the Hall and apply as listed or at jobs.berkeley.edu by job number. To apply for academic positions, go to the UC Berkeley academic personnel office.

Staff and Volunteers

[Staff Jobs] We do not have any open positions at this time.

[Students] Our success depends on our talented and passionate staff, including the students and volunteers on our team. We are always looking for individuals interested in helping us deliver exciting, hands-on experiences for learners of all ages.

Summer Camp Public Education Specialist. The Summer Public Education Specialist position is an ideal opportunity for undergraduate / graduate students with a science-oriented mind and a relationship-oriented personality. In this position you will facilitate fun, engaging, and meaningful hands-on science learning for in-person camps and teen programs at The Lawrence. It is a great opportunity for professional growth and you will gain valuable experience in teaching science, technology, engineering, and math.

  • Education Facilitator (UC Berkeley Student Job)
    The Education Facilitator works with learners of all ages (but primarily elementary-aged kids), making science fun with hands-on experiences in different exhibit spaces at The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s only public science center. In addition to facilitating learning, this position also cares for the accessibility and safety of the learning spaces. 
  • Office Lead (UC Berkeley Student Job)
    The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. The Visitor Services & Retail team handles daily operation of the admission desk, the museum store, online sales, as well the manufacture and distribution of an educational craft kit called the Sunprint Kit.
  • Visitor Services & Retail Associate (UC Berkeley Student Job)
    Come work on our Public Engagement team as a Visitor Services & Retail Associate! Welcome our visitors when they arrive. Join our team to sell admissions, movie tickets, planetarium shows memberships, science kits and more!

[Teen Volunteers] Teens entering 9th grade and above can volunteer for the summer at the Hall. They can help promote science and math learning by engaging visitors in hands-on science and math activities.

[Adult Volunteers] We’re always looking for science-lovers to help with hands-on activities at our special events, deliver interactive science demos, present at our Science On a Sphere (SOS)® exhibit, assist in our education workshops, and more.

Staff Jobs

Sunstones at The Lawrence

Coordinator of Environmental Literacy

The Lawrence seeks a skilled leader with experience at the intersection of environmental education, equity, justice, and building healthy communities to contribute to and support its environmental literacy projects. The Lawrence’s environmental literacy portfolio supports improvement efforts in outdoor and environmental education nationally and internationally by promoting equity, inclusion, and cultural relevance; translating research about effective practices for teaching and learning into accessible approaches, resources, and tools for organization leaders and instructors; and building community with partners in the field.

Children playing on the DNA sculpture at the Lawrence

Learning Executive Leader

The Lawrence is looking for a visionary and effective Executive Leader for our Learning Group. This position oversees the Lawrence’s extensive portfolio through managers of large departments and multiple smaller units; has significant responsibility to achieve broadly stated goals through subordinate managers; determines objectives, directs programs with focus on equity for minoritized and marginalized populations, develops strategies and policies, manages human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a high degree of autonomy; proactively assesses risk to establish systems and procedures to protect organizational assets; and determines strategies for a program with organization-wide impact. This position leads, manages and provides technical direction for multiple, large, highly complex, and very visible academic and research programs with multiple centers or locations.

Two children and a staff member are working together during a science activity.

Operations Supervisor

Want to have your own team at UC Berkeley’s public science center?  The Lawrence Hall of Science is hiring an Operations Supervisor. Build and lead a team of motivated UC Berkeley student staff to provide service, information and cashiering at our science center admissions desk and retail store. Promote and foster visitor engagement and sell Lawrence Memberships to promote return visits and increase involvement with our science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs and events.  Master the implementation of a CRM to support sales of various Lawrence products and programs, and design processes and staff preparation programs that create a streamlined experience for Lawrence customers and staff.  Contribute to revenue generation goals, meet sales targets, design incentives for your team, and foster a supportive, inclusive and diverse work environment.

The Lawrence Hall of Science

Marketing Lead

Help us tell our story! Everything we do at The Lawrence is in support of our mission: to inspire and engage through science discovery and learning in ways that advance equity and opportunity. Our impact and innovation in science education is far-reaching, and we are seeking an experienced creative thinker and project manager to help us communicate that message to our visitors, our colleagues, and the world. If you’re a marketing professional excited by our work to inspire the thinkers, inventors, and scientists of tomorrow, consider joining our team!

Children playing on Pheena the Whale

Visitor Services & Retail Associate

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. Come work on our Public Engagement team as a Visitor Services & Retail Associate! 

Students in front of The Lawrence

Lab Mechanician

Are you a creative innovator with functional, technical know-how who enjoys hands-on building, making, problem solving, inventing, and learning new things? We are looking for a dynamic team member to work with us on the design, development, fabrication and maintenance of unique, interactive, hands-on exhibitions and apparatus that bridge the playful, open choice learning environment of our Science Center exhibit floor with math and science concepts for all ages. Would you like to join the Lab Mechanicians in the Production Studio at The Lawrence to make ideas into reality? We would like to have you join us.

A young person looks through a telescope of the view at The Lawrence.

Facilities Assistant

This position is for a Facilities Assistant at The Lawrence Hall of Science. Responsibilities include handling service requests from staff, providing facility maintenance and assistance for special projects, serving as acting Building Manager as assigned, and assisting the Production Studio.

Student Jobs

Educator Facilitator at Summer Fundays

Education Facilitator (UC Berkeley Student Job)

The Education Facilitator works with learners of all ages (but primarily elementary-aged kids), making science fun with hands-on experiences in different exhibit spaces at The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s only public science center. In addition to facilitating learning, this position also cares for the accessibility and safety of the learning spaces. 

A child looks through a telescope.

Office Lead (UC Berkeley Student Job)

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. The Visitor Services & Retail team handles daily operation of the admission desk, the museum store, online sales, as well the manufacture and distribution of an educational craft kit called the Sunprint Kit.

A child and an adult work together on a science project at an exhibit at The Lawrence.

Visitor Services & Retail Associate (UC Berkeley Student Job)

Come work on our Public Engagement team as a Visitor Services & Retail Associate! Welcome our visitors when they arrive. Join our team to sell admissions, movie tickets, planetarium shows memberships, science kits and more!

Apply as listed or at jobs.berkeley.edu by job number. To apply for academic positions, go to the UC Berkeley academic personnel office.

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