Youth Development Program

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Now accepting applications for Returning Apprentices

Apprentices gain experience in customer service and learn how to engage the public in floor and lab programming, science demos, classes, birthday parties, and the IMAX theater.

Returning Apprentices must complete 50 hours of service between October 2022-April 2023. Apprenticeships are available at Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville or Rockingham. Please note not all opportunities are available at all locations.

Application Process:

The Youth Development Program at Discovery Place is for students grades 9-12 and has limited availability.

  1. To apply to be an Apprentice, click "apply today" and complete the application form by Friday, September 23. You may apply to only one Museum.
  2. Applicants will be reviewed by the Youth Development Program Manager. Participants will be selected based on a completed application, two recommendations and an interview. Interview dates will be sent at the close of the application period.
  • Grades 10 - 12

Sponsored by:

Kathleen Kennedy Foundation

AT&T Foundation

Carolina Panthers