Jobs, volunteering and internships

We are always looking for the right people

About 1,400 people, including 300 scientists and over 500 volunteers, work for the Museum in a variety of roles. Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to join us?

The Natural History Museum needs bright, talented people with diverse skills and experience to continue being a world-class scientific institution and one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK.

  • Current vacancies

    Search and apply for all current vacancies at the Museum and register your interest for future roles.

  • My application

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  • Application information and guidance

    Find out how the Museum's application procedure works and get some guidance on how to apply for a role.

  • Volunteering

    Discover the different ways you can volunteer at the Museum and how we can support you.

  • Museum benefits

    See what benefits the Museum offers its staff and volunteers.

Want to volunteer?

The Museum has over 500 active volunteers in many diverse roles, including a small number of internships and work experience students.

If you're interested in becoming a Museum volunteer check our website for current vacancies.

Find out about volunteering here

Work experience

The next Work experience placements for students in Year 10 up to 18 year-olds are for these periods:

  • Christmas and New Year holiday placements are advertised in November.
  • February half term placements are advertised in November.

Find out more about our Work experience programme