Chabot Space & Science Center is a leader in innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Serving as a home for science in Oakland since 1883, Chabot inspires and educates learners of all ages on the Universe and planet Earth.

Chabot is currently embarking on a historic partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center to create novel learning and career opportunities in our current space renaissance for our community. We are expanding our team of impassioned visionaries to join us in rethinking equitable STEAM education for all.

We offer exciting career opportunities in a team-oriented environment for individuals who like to explore, deliver excellence, and have fun in their work.

Chabot Space & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable, diverse and accessible working and learning environment that reflects the communities we serve. It is our policy and practice to consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Current Open Positions

Development Intern

This role makes an impact by aiding in Chabot’s fundraising efforts to support accessible STEM education for all. The intern will gain valuable hands-on experience event fundraising strategy, annual giving planning, research experience, and working cross departmentally on events and fundraising campaigns. This position includes work in communications, research, solicitation, stewardship, and event production.  


Institutional Advancement Coordinator

This role supports Chabot Space & Science Center’s marketing, communication, membership and fundraising campaigns, helping to execute and coordinate plans across the department. This position plays a key role helping to reach goals for reopening and end-of-year giving plans. This role supports efforts by researching new opportunities, coordinating deliverables throughout the department and creating content for all Institutional Advancement purposes.


Public Programs Intern

The internship is designed to foster an understanding of how programs are built from the ground up for us to achieve our goal of providing unique and impactful experiences that inspire curiosity and participation. Interns will gain experience in science education, event planning, museum programs and community engagement.