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Following is a list of current career opportunities at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Applications must be submitted along with resume and cover letter when applying for an open position. Thank you for your interest in the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

Please click here for Application Form

To apply for a listed position, send your resume and application with a cover letter (indicating position of interest) to:

It is highly preferable that you submit all required documents via email in PDF; alternatively you may:

Fax to: 805-569-0937 Attn: HR (unless position indicates email transmission only)

Please do not submit hard copy (paper) documents.

Winter Camp Instructors

We are seeking experienced individuals to instruct children's educational science and nature programs during winter break. Instructors work as part of an education team to successfully support children in an exciting learning environment of natural history camps. 

Winter camp dates (working days) are: 

12/16             1:00-5:00 PM
12/19-12/30   8:15 AM-4:15 PM weekdays

Qualified candidates will have experience in leading, teaching and assisting informal educational programs. They will also have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, dependable and energetic. Must have the ability to work unsupervised and enjoy interacting with children. Positions are available at the Mission Canyon campus and the Sea Center. 

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and completed application.
Click here for Museum Application


Teen Programs Hearst Intern

We have an opportunity for a local college undergraduate student to develop and teach science based curriculum for high school students participating in a three-year museum program called Quasars to Sea Stars.

Schedule:  Intern and Teen Programs Manager (TPM) can determine schedule based on intern’s personal schedule and within the parameters listed below:

January 29–May 25: 5 hours / week (M-F)

June 18–August 10: 10 hours / week (M-F)

Summer trip: Dates to be determined (July 15–20 or July 22–27) 6 days

MUST be available on the following dates

  • August 8
  • August 11
  • One day during the following week


Ideal candidate will have strong knowledge or background in sciences (zoology or wildlife biology preferred) with experience in collaborating with others to develop programs, research topics, plan/schedule/deliver programs; good communication skills, self-motivated, dependable and energetic.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and completed application.
Click here for Museum Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This page was last updated on 11/17/2017



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