Enthusiastic about learning?

Looking for a creative work environment?  

Eager to inspire children and caregivers?  

Interested in joining an organization that serves the community? 

A hard-working, positive and compassionate team-player?


Diverse, fun, and collaborative individuals. 

A team with a variety of professional experiences, personal backgrounds, and skillsets.

The 7th largest children’s museum in the nation.

An educational resource for the Upstate and beyond.

Mission-focused and enthusiastic about creating accessible opportunities for all children.

Our Core Values

We WOW our visitors.

We achieve excellence TOGETHER.

We embody a spirit of PHILANTHROPY.


We BREAK barriers.

We are COMPASSIONATE problem solvers.

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is seeking talented and dynamic individuals to join our team. TCMU is an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about our open positions below & apply today!


The TCMU Internship Program seeks to recruit, train, and retain committed interns who bring a variety of knowledge, life experiences, and skills to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate in order to better meet the needs of the visitors TCMU serves. Internship opportunities exist throughout the organization, from exhibit maintenance to event planning to host a wide variety of individuals.

Current openings include:

  • Brand & Marketing Intern (closed for summer 2024)
  • Facilities & Exhibits Intern
  • Volunteer & Community Engagement Intern
  • Development Intern
  • Special Events Intern (closed for summer 2024)
  • Programs Intern
  • Retail Intern

Internship seasons run from August-December/January-May/May-August unless otherwise agreed upon by TCMU on a case-by-case basis. Openings for internships vary by season. Internships are not paid opportunities. Benefits include:

  • TCMU Store discount
  • Q&A panels with TCMU staff to learn what employers look for in strong candidates as well as other career readiness tips
  • Invitations to TCMU staff meetings
  • Opportunities to participate in professional development seminars


Please complete this application and send to [email protected] to be considered for an internship position at TCMU.

Chosen applicants are subject to a reference check and background check.

Learn more about TCMU!