Join the Team

Thank you for your interest in employment at Kidzu Children’s Museum. The museum attracts a diverse and talented team that helps inspire learning through purposeful play. Please see the information below for more details about the available positions and their requirements.

Available Positions 

Makery Fellow (part-time): Makery Fellows support visitors in this endeavor through The Makery and encourage limitless exploration, experimentation and discovery. Inspired by the Maker Movement, The Makery is a technology-based, do-it-yourself learning environment that embraces creativity, experimentation and tinkering. Rooted in STEM (and STEAM) education, the Maker Movement embraces a wide variety of science and art domains, including electronics, woodworking, fine arts and crafts, digital technology, design, printing, metalworking, and more. See the full job description here. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to Jarrett Grimm
Visitor Services Associate (part-time): Kidzu Children’s Museum seeks fun, creative, and dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our workforce! Visitor Services Associates work as the “face of the museum” greeting and checking in visitors, conducting tours, sharing information about programs/events/special workshops, and more. Visitor Services Associates serve a dual role in promoting the museum’s unique and quality experience by receiving cross training for both our admissions desk, and the museum exhibit areas. Ideal candidates will have experience working directly with young children 8 & under, have customer service/retail experience; have the ability to work independently and in a group. Candidates should be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced environment, but also be a self-starter during slow times. Weekend and weekday work are both available. For the full job description, pay and how to apply, click here.

Unpaid Internships

We are looking for interns to help our Administration, Communications, Education and Programs Departments. We’ll work with you to find a position that fits your interests. You are always welcome to send us your resume. We’ll contact you or keep it on file until a position opens up. Resumes can be emailed to or mailed to 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

UNC Work-Study Students

Do you go to UNC and have work-study as part of your financial aid package? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? Kidzu Children’s Museum has plenty of positions for you. We have work-study students greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our social media, help design and create exhibits, support our fund-raising efforts, create our collateral and keep up our communications. If you are interested, please contact Elisabeth Suttee at


About Kidzu

Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through purposeful play.

 We invite you to get involved with Kidzu and help us build a permanent museum that serves all children in our community and inspires learning through purposeful play!





Tuesday - Saturday

Closed Mondays

Closed Christmas Eve +
Christmas Day

Closed New Year's Eve + New Year's Day

Beginning in 2018, Wednesdays will have extended hours until 7pm.




Free for members

$7.50* per child over 12 months
$7.50* per adult
Free for children 11 months and under

Memberships start at $115 for a year of unlimited admission.

*Prices valid through December 31st, 2017.






Inside University Place
201 S. Estes Drive,
Chapel Hill, NC



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