Burpee Employment

Join our Team!

Burpee Museum is always looking to connect with individuals who will play an integral role in the success of the Museum’s Mission! From facilitating our exhibits, assisting with research, interacting with our guests, and improving guest experiences, Burpee has a variety of positions that are open on a rotating, seasonal, and permanent basis. To apply, please complete the online application below.

All Positions Require:
  • Love of Natural Sciences
  • High School Diploma or GED (select high school internships available)
  • Pass a background check

Please note that positions listed are not necessarily open at this time.  If you apply for a position that is not open, your resume and application will be kept on file for when the position is available for interviewing.

Opportunities At Burpee
Discover Card
Day Gecko
Biology & Zoology

Animal Care

These positions are often combined with visitor services roles. You will care for animals, conduct animal education and outreach, lead animal hours, and communicate with our guests.

Homeschool Full Semester

Content Creation & Teaching

These positions range from part time to full time. You will be creating both online (virtual) content and in-person content as well as leading field trips, in-school outreaches, and online classes. Student ages range from preschool to adult.

Visitor Services
Visitor Services

Community Engagement

These positions include being the first face to greet guests at Burpee! From working the front desk, to the Gift Shop, to community engagement and outreach, join a great team!

work study
Work Study

College Internship & Financial Aid

If you are currently enrolled in a university or college program, you may be eligible to do your work/study program at Burpee!


Building Maintenance

This position includes repairing existing exhibits, assisting with the building of new exhibits, maintaining the building and grounds, HVAC, etc.

Cleaning Staff
Cleaning Staff

Maintain the Beautiful Burpee!

These associates are part of a critical team of individuals that help keep Burpee looking amazing for every field trip, every family, every day. This is a critical part of our team!

Burpee Working on a Fossil

Lab and Collections Positions

From organizing and cataloging collection items, to fossil prep and taxidermy work, Burpee is looking for interested individuals to help us advance and preserve the natural sciences.


Get Involved

If there are not openings, getting involved by volunteering is a great way to learn about the museum and meet the staff. Consider applying today!

Do you still have questions?

Please contact us about employment at

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