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Would you like to be a Volunteer or Intern?

Volunteers and Interns are incredibly important to Science Central’s success, and are needed in every department.  By sharing their time and talent, volunteers help Science Central grow.  It’s a great way to get involved in the community while having an enjoyable time at a nationally-recognized science center.

Whether you enjoy working behind the scenes or in front of a crowd, a variety of volunteering opportunities are available and can be tailored specifically to your interests and schedule.

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As a Volunteer, you can:

  • Work at a nationally recognized science center!
  • Make new friends!
  • Develop valuable communication and public speaking skills!
  • Have fun while inspiring Science Central's visitors!


To Volunteer...

  • You must be at least 14 years old or in ninth grade.
  • You must consider committing to at least 50 hours of volunteer service!


Volunteer Process:

  1. Request more info
  2. Then, fill out Volunteer & Intern Application
  3. Then, interview with Science Central
  4. Then, background & reference checks are conducted
  5. Then, create a VolunteerMark account and "Join" Science Central


Admissions / Gift Shop:

Do you enjoy making others feel welcomed and well-informed?

Help with. . .

  • Visitor service
  • Retail promotion
  • Product demos


Do you enjoy teaching others about science, technology, engineering and math?

Help with. . .

  • Demos & Labs
  • Visitor interaction
  • Swap Shop

Office / Administration:

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Would you like to work behind the scenes in areas vital to Science Central's success?

Help with...

  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Phone reception
  • Bulk mailings


Are you good with your hands and do you enjoy creatively solving technical problems?

Help with. . .

  • Woodworking
  • Exhibit upkeep
  • Maintenance
  • Grounds keeping

Internships (Post-Secondary, College)

Science Central supports the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce
Graduate Retention Program by posting our internships on IndianaIntern.net.



As an intern, you can:

  • Develop applicable skills in your area of study through hands-on experience.
  • Have the opportunity to demonstrate professionalism and practice important work-related skills.
  • Have fun while inspiring Science Central's visitors!