Share your enthusiasm for geology and natural history by becoming a volunteer at the Rutgers Geology Museum! Volunteers help make the museum and its programs a success.

Apply for the Rutgers Geology Museum Volunteer Internship Program

volunteersVolunteer Internship positions at the museum vary from working in the collections, to leading school tours, to helping with special events.

How to apply

Applications for the 2018-2019 Rutgers Geology Museum Volunteer Internship program will be accepted until May 30, 2018.

Use the link below to fill out your application online.


Who can apply?

Any college student can apply for this Volunteer Internship. We encourage students from all disciplines to apply for this opportunity but an interest in public outreach, education, natural science and working with children is a must.

All interns are expected to work approximately 3 to 10 hours a week and must be available to work some of these hours Monday to Friday during the museum's open hours.

How many positions are available?

The museum will select up to 2 individuals each year for the volunteer internship positions. Final candidates will be contacted to interview for the position in June and the selected interns will be expected to work from September 2018 until May 2019.

For more information or questions about the Volunteer Internship program, please contact the museum staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mineral Identification


Ever wonder what that rock, fossil or mineral laying around your house is? Bring it to the Rutgers Geology Museum and find out! Fossil and Mineral Identification is open to the public at our Annual Open House and during our Late Night Events.

Quick Links

Here are links to some of our most frequently visited pages: