We push the boundaries of exploration to further our understanding of our planet
Working at NGS
How to Apply
We are looking for bold people who share our passion for exploration, storytelling, science, and education and who want to help spread our mission. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to explore our open positions.
When completing the online application, please submit a resume and cover letter.
National Geographic is an equal opportunity employer. All employment-related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, marital status, or any other legally protected category.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every year, the National Geographic Society provides a number of students with an opportunity to spend the summer exploring and learning with us. Our internships are diverse in nature and designed to give undergraduate and graduate students a well-rounded experience.
National Geographic Society needs volunteers to help with the exciting live events we host at National Geographic’s headquarters in Washington D.C.
The National Geographic Society offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Engaging and comprehensive wellness program
401(k) retirement savings plan with matching contributions after 6 months of employment
Generous vacation and sick leave as well as a volunteer day
10 paid holidays and 1 floating holiday
Paid parental leave and adoption assistance
Learning and development opportunities
Employer-paid life insurance and disability benefits
Variety of National Geographic discounts and perks
Diversity and Inclusion
Your Story Matters
You Bring the Yellow Border to Life
We are not all the same. It is our differences that make the National Geographic Society, and our world, a better place. We embrace each person’s identity, experiences, and abilities, and we commit to cultivating an environment where everyone benefits from opportunity, mutual respect and a sense of belonging. We all have a story to tell. When we share and celebrate our stories, the yellow border comes to life.