Randy in Paleo Prep Lab

NHMU paleo volunteer Randy Johnson carefully preparing the skull of a new ceratopsian species. ©Mark Johnston/NHMU

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Becoming a Museum Member gives you free admission for an entire year and additional discounts and benefits. It also helps support NHMU and its mission to illuminate the world and the place of humans within it. 

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Volunteers in Action

Volunteers play a vital role at NHMU, working in every department to help us achieve our mission of illuminating the natural world and the place of humans within it. Whether you want to work behind the scenes in the collections, share your passion for natural history with guests, facilitate field trips for school kids, or offer your organizational skills to the Registrar, we've got a volunteer position that will spark your interest and utilize your talents! Click here to learn more about volunteering at NHMU.


Jobs, Internships & Paid Youth Opportunities

The Natural History Museum of Utah is a remarkable institution of natural and cultural history with regional, national, and international significance. As Utah’s official state museum of natural history, NHMU serves the people of Utah – and visitors from around the world – in several meaningful ways while being both a destination for informal, lifelong education and an economic driver in Salt Lake City. This requires a committed and diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve!



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