Careers & 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. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Thank you for your interest in working with us!

School Programs Educator (Student Conservation Association Intern)
Mount Washington Observatory seeks a School Programs Educator starting October 2, 2023 and continuing through June 28, 2024. The School Programs Educator will be responsible for supporting the organization’s kindergarten-to-twelfth (K-12) grade school-based efforts, including but not limited to school day, after school, and field trip programs throughout Northern New England and on the summit on Mount Washington, NH. This position is based out of the Observatory’s administrative offices in North Conway, NH, with significant time spent traveling to schools throughout the region.
Learn more and apply at this link.
Posted August 15, 2023

Internship Program

Please visit our internship page for openings, application instructions, and more information.

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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