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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 and Weather Discovery Center museum 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!

Staff Positions


Mount Washington Observatory seeks an accomplished leader who demonstrates a keen understanding of, and passion for, the organization’s unique mission. The person must be ready to join with the Board to lead MWO in pursuing a robust effort to align the organization in crafting and executing a long-term vision. This individual will have experience in attaining strategic goals through a proven ability in fundraising, administration, collaborative ventures and constituency building. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes financial and staff management combined with a strong understanding of philanthropy and proven success in raising significant funds from individuals, foundations, corporations, and public entities on behalf of mission and organization.

To apply, please visit: http://kittlemansearch.com/President-Mount-Washington-Observatory.html

Director of Information Technology

The Director of Information Technology will oversee the development, implementation, and use of technology throughout the organization, working closely with all staff to assess and address organizational needs. Areas of responsibility include the full range of information systems and technology telecommunications activities, including determining user requirements, recommending practical solutions, and leading organization-wide efforts to update and improve the effective use of technology. This position reports to the President and is part of the Senior Management Team.

Minimum: four (4) year college degree, BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field, or significant equivalent life experience with at least ten (10) years of Information Technology experience.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected].

Weather Discovery Center Museum Attendant

We are seeking a friendly, outgoing, and self-motivated individual for the position of Retail Museum Attendant at our Weather Discovery Center. This position is part-time seasonal with a possibility of being part-time year round.

Experience with retail sales, cash register operation and working with the public is required. Familiarity with web browsing and Microsoft Office applications is desired. Basic knowledge of Mount Washington and local area is helpful.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to Interim Manager of Retail Operations, Samantha Brady ([email protected]).

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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