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Discovery Guide, Part-Time

Discovery Guides play an integral role in the success of the Museum’s Mission by facilitating our exhibits, interacting with Guests of all ages, and maintaining our exhibits, all of which contribute greatly to the overall Guest experience at the Museum. Discovery Center Museum seeks Discovery Guide applicants who are joyful, playful, and excited by science and education. To apply, please complete the online application below. 


High School Diploma or GED

18+ years old

Pass a background check


Work-Study Opportunities

Work-Study positions are available to college students who are eligible for financial aid through the Federal Work-Study Program. Students from the following colleges may be eligible: Rockford University; Rasmussen College; and Northern Illinois University. Interested students should contact their respective Financial Aid offices to confirm eligibility and application instructions.

If you have questions about our work-study opportunities, please contact us at michaelr@discoverycentermuseum.org.