Jobs, volunteering and internships

We are always looking for the right people

About 1,400 people, including 300 scientists and over 450 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

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  • Application information and guidance

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  • 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 450 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

PhD at the Museum

We are partnering with Kings College London to offer one outstanding student postgraduate study at the Museum.

The successful candidate will research public engagement through digital technologies and social media.

Find more information and application details on the Kings College website.

Work experience

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

  • Summer half term placements are advertised in March/April.
  • Summer holiday placements are advertised in April/May.

Find out more about our Work experience programme