Careers and Internships

Employment opportunities exist at our weather station and Extreme Mount Washington museum on the summit of Mount Washington, and in our administrative offices in downtown North Conway, NH.

Summit positions require an eight-day shift on the mountain followed by six days off, while most valley positions follow a more typical Monday through Friday work week. Part-time and seasonal work is available, and we also offer a highly competitive internship program at our summit weather station.

Current openings, if any, are listed below.
Thank you for your interest in working with us!

School Programs Educator (Seasonal/Part-Time)

MWOBS seeks candidates to serve as a seasonal, part-time (16-32/week) School Programs Educator starting November 13, 2023, through June 21, 2024. Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience teaching science and/or a background in meteorology and climatology. Individuals who excel in this program display a curiosity and willingness to learn, remain flexible and open to new opportunities, can independently problem solve, are passionate about science education, are hard-workers, and work well both independently and as a team. MWOBS will provide training associated with its programming and guidance for developing new programming.

Pay rate is $21 per hour. Additional benefits include MWOBS/EMS clothing, training, and use of MWOBS vehicles for program travel. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and two references to

Internship Program

Mount Washington Observatory provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mount Washington Observatory complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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