Jobs and Internships

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The Children's Museum of Manhattan is dedicated to inspiring children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. We’re often looking to expand our team and bring unique, innovative professionals to the Museum. Check back here often to see up-to-date employment opportunities.
 

Full Time Positions

Director of Education and Community Programs
The Education Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is seeking a full-time Director of Education and Community Program to manage and lead the day-to-day operations of CMOM’s education and community outreach programs, both at the Museum and offsite.
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Director of Strategic Communications
The External Affairs Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is seeking a full-time Director of Strategic Communications to manage and lead the day-to-day operations of CMOM’s communcations, marketing and public relations both at the Museum and externally.
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Senior Manager of Institutional Giving
CMOM is seeking a full-time Senior Manager of Institutional Giving to join its Development Department. Working closely with Director of Development, the Senior Manager of Institutional Giving will manage the strategic growth of CMOM's portfolio of foundation, government and corporate funders.

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Development Associate, Grants and Communications
CMOM is seeking a full-time Development Associate, Grants and Communications to join its Development Department and support its institutional giving and communications work. Working closely with both the Museum's Senior Manager of Institutional Giving and the Director of Strategic Communications, the Development Associate will spend approximately 75% of his/her time managing a growing portfolio of foundation, government and corporate funders, and 25% of his/her time on the Museum’s communications activities.
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Part Time Positions  

Public Programs Educators
The Public Programs Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is seeking part-time Museum Educators to work directly with museum visitors as part of the Education Department.
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School Programs Educators
The School Programs Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is looking for dedicated educators to work with visiting school groups and outreach programs in neighborhoods throughout New York City.
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Internships

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is an exceptional institution with internship options for college and graduate students interested in the museum and education fields. For decades, CMOM has been a destination and resource for schools and families of all backgrounds to come to learn, play, and grow together. As an intern you will gain real world experience and relevant skills that support your education and career exploration. Learn more about museum and education internship opportunities and apply now »

Graphic Design and Exhibition Design Internships
Interns will design a variety of materials for upcoming exhibitions and various museum departments. Qualifications must include design portfolio and  knowledge of industry standard computer software. Learn more about design internship opportunities »

Jobs and Internships

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

CMOM'S New York Treasures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm

Search for hidden New York treasures throughout CMOM’s five floors of interactive exhibitions in a daily scavenger hunt this summer. Learn fun facts about NYC’s most famous attractions and cultural institutions along the way. Each hidden New York treasure will give you clues to solve a secret message and win a small prize!  
 

Messy with Art: Sponge Painting, 10:00am

5 & younger

Make a textured painting with real sea sponges!

Way Down Underground: Pop-up Water Science, 10:30am

All ages

10:30am – 4:00pm
Weather Permitting

With support from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, join CMOM educators for some pop-up water experiments and story times in CMOM’s outdoor water exhibit City Splash. Learn about where your water comes from and where it goes as we explore NYC way down underground.
 

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Animal Sounds and Movement, 12:30pm

5 & younger

How often does a cricket chirp? How far can a kangaroo jump? How long does a bird fly? Join us as we discover early math skills by exploring the animal kingdom!
 

Skyscraper Block Building, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Use large foam blocks to explore balance and build your own structures. How high can you build?

Leaping Lily Pads, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Color your own lily pad. Then, count to 20 as you pretend to be a frog leaping from pad to pad!

Monstrous Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

Skyscraper Design, 2:00pm

5 & younger

Use cardboard shapes to explore balance and design your own NYC skyline.

Monster Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

2:00pm – 4:30pm 

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.
 

Fields of Felt, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Help CMOM educators create a mural made of felt! Add to the mural by making things like mountains, clouds and trees all out of fuzzy felt!  
 

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Full Calendar