Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The California Science Center is an internationally recognized leader in informal science education. Our mission is to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone, by creating fun, memorable experiences. 

Join Our Team!

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We are looking for highly passionate and dedicated people to help support our mission. Job opportunities are available through both the California Science Center Foundation (non-profit) and the California Science Center (State).

State Job Opportunities

State job opportunities with the California Science Center require a state application (Std. 678). Please see our State hiring process for more details on how to apply.

Foundation Job Opportunities

Below is a list of our current Foundation job openings and application process.

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Foundation Benefits & Perks

The California Science Center Foundation is proud to offer a generous benefits package that supports the health and wellbeing of our community. The Science Center also provides an Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Program to support the well-being of our employees in a confidential and professional manner.

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Medical, Dental, and Vision

The California Science Center Foundation offers competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits for full-time and part-time variable employees.


The California Science Center Foundation provides all employees access to a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees may begin contributing to their retirement plan on the first of the month following their hire date.

Reciprocal Admission

California Science Center Foundation employees enjoy a FREE or discounted admission to more than 350 other science centers and museums nationwide


California Science Center Foundation employees are eligible for free Science Center memberships, as well as discounts at Trimana food services and the ExploraStore.

Foundation Hiring Process

All Foundation applications must include:

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Apply by email:
E-mail all application materials to HR@californiasciencecenter.org

Apply by fax:
Fax all application materials to the Foundation Human Resources Department at 213-744-2673.

Apply by mail:
Applications may be mailed to:

California Science Center Foundation
Attn: Human Resources Department
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

No phone calls please.

The California Science Center Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Leroy Hamilton
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