Did You Know?

Community service experiences are highly valued by employers and are an important part of college and merit scholarship applications. Museum staff will consider writing letters of recommendation for those who donate 30 hours or more. 

Contact the Volunteer Department

Jeanne Gunning
Volunteer Director
812.337.1337 ext. 21

Diane David
Volunteer Coordinator
812.337.1337 ext. 20

Middle & High School Volunteers


Summer WonderCamp Internships for High School Students

Summer interns help camp instructors guide lively science activities inside the building and outdoors. Scheduling is highly flexible to accommodate the intern's job schedule and family vacation. A background in science is not required. Each intern receives a certificate upon successful completion of his/her responsibilities. Applicants must be entering grades 9-12 or home-school equivalent. Graduating seniors also may apply. Interns will be selected and supervised by museum staff. Contact Jeanne Gunning if you have questions about the Summer Internship Program.

High School Internships

Middle and High School Students As Museum Volunteers

Volunteering is a natural next step for those who previously have experienced WonderLab or any hands-on museum only as visitors. Teens are eligible to become volunteers after they finish grade 6. As middle and high school volunteers share their enthusiasm with museum visitors, they benefit by developing new workplace skills and improving their communication skills. They also meet college students and other adult volunteers, who can serve as positive role models. All volunteers must register for a basic training session.

Teen Volunteer Online Application