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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.



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!

Education &
Museum Floor

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

Help with:

  • Demos & Labs
  • Visitor interaction
  • Nature Nook

Exhibits & Facilities

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

Help with:

  • Woodworking
  • Exhibit upkeep
  • Maintenance

Office & Administration

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

Help with:

  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Bulk mailings


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

Help with:

  • Admissions & Gift Shop
  • Retail promotion
  • Product demos

Volunteer Process:

  1. Fill out Volunteer & Intern Application form online.
  2. Schedule an interview with Science Central.
  3. Science Central will determine appropriate fit of of volunteers.*

*Background and reference checks will be conducted on all volunteers and interns.

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!
Post-Secondary, College


Science Central supports the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce Graduate Retention Program by posting our internships on IndianaIntern.net. Be sure to enter keyword: Science Central

Frequently Asked Questions

You must be at least 14 years old or in ninth grade.

You must consider committing to at least 50 hours of volunteer service.

Yes, groups can volunteer at Science Central’  Please fill out the contact form below.

Yes, it is our policy and practice to accept and promote qualified people as volunteers and interns, without discrimination due to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military service status, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

Yes, Science Central participates in events like ‘Give Back Day’ and ‘Great American Cleanup Day.’  Please fill out the contact form below.

Yes, Science Central uses a software called VolunteerMark.  Click here to find more information.

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Have questions? Please contact us!