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Current Openings

Mad Science, the world's leading fun science provider, is looking for people for the following positions:


Equipment/Operations Coordinator 

We are currently looking for a responsible, detail-oriented individual to manage our equipment.  This position will be 15 hours a week to start, and is perfect for a college student. 


Major Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain, organize and label all program kits and equipment.  Ensure kits remain clean and fully stocked at all times. Repair defective equipment as needed. 
  • Maintain detailed inventory of program-related supplies and equipment. Submit orders to the Operations Manager for consumable and durable supplies and equipment. 
  • Assemble new kits/programs and complete "first-time kit preparations as directed by the Operations Manager.  Purchase needed locally-sourced items for kit build-out.
  • Maintain a neat, safe, and well-organized storage and work area.
  • Deliver equipment to Mad Science program locations as required, including the Storage Unit in Hampton.
  • Become certified to instruct Mad Science programs.  Serve as a substitute instructor when needed. 


  • Must be available a total of 15 hours/week.  Shifts will be scheduled on weekdays between 8am - 5pm. 
  • One shift must be on Friday afternoon starting no later than 12pm.
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle of which you are the sole driver.
  • All employees will be subject to a background check. (required)
  • Minimum of 1 year of college completed. 
  • Have a fun personality and work well with others.


                Compensation: $10/per hour. part-time position



Southside After-School Instructor 

As a Mad Scientist, you get paid to have fun! You will inspire the next generation of scientists through innovation methodologies that show kids what science is really all about. Our lessons feature exciting demonstrations, inquiry-based discussions, and lots of hands-on learning!

We are currently looking for energetic individuals to join our growing team to conduct after-school STEM Learning Lab programs during after-school hours.



  • Have experience working with GROUPS of children, ages 4-12 (more than babysitting or tutoring)
  • Have at least 3 weekday afternoons available - between the hours of 2 - 5pm.
  • One afternoon must be Friday for weekly equipment exchange meetings.
  • Minimum of 2 years of college complete. Degrees and/or graduate degrees a plus.
  • Own or have access to a reliable care
  • Background checks are required

Position is Part-time.  Pay is $25/program.  Up to 4 programs/week.


Position Description:

As an After-school Mad Science Instructor, you will be running one of our Mad Science STEM Learning Labs at schools in your area. Each session is an hour long and will require extra time for set-up before and clean-up after. Each week, you will teach a different science lesson. We offer video, written, and in-person training.  While we are primarily looking for After-school Instructors at this time, there is an opportunity for additional work either in the office or in our other program areas including in-class workshops. If having fun with science while working with kids sounds like something you'd love, apply now! 



Southside Special Event/Birthday Party Performer

Are you looking for a job that's fun and gives you loads of experience on stage, in the spotlight? Look no further! In Mad Science Spectacular Shows, you'll visit schools, libraries, festivals and more to deliver amazing science shows that will wow your audiences! We provide all your training and equipment; all you do is go have fun with the kids! Special events happen all the time so we prefer someone with a flexible schedule who can take on many gigs when given plenty of notice.

Mad Science Birthday Parties are another great way to gain performance experience!  You will be working in clients' homes, and your job is entertain and educate the birthday child and his/her guests!  With the help of our exciting experiments, you'll inspire awe and amazement, and be the hit of the party! Weekend availability a must!



  • An OUTGOING and DYNAMIC personality 
  • Experience with groups of children ages 4-12
  • Performance experience 
  • Reliable transportation (you will be driving to programs)
  • A mobile phone (you may need to contact clients between parties)
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 1 year of college completed; college degree a plus!
  • Lots of ENERGY


             Compensation: Shows - $30+ per show

                                    Birthday Parties - $25+ per party





Background checks are required of all Mad Science employees.  To apply for one of these exciting positions, please fill out an application! 

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