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
Exploration is Fueled by Infinite Curiosity
Since our founding in 1888, National Geographic has sought to understand the world and all that’s in it. Throughout our history, we have celebrated the unique attributes, characteristics, and perspectives that make us who we are and that make the world work. We go further, dig deeper, and push harder to understand. This spirit of exploration guides our belief that an inclusive workplace that emphasizes curiosity, integrity, respect, and collaboration enables us to reach our full potential.
Our planet is at a crossroads, challenged to maintain a balanced ecosystem that allows for all species to survive and thrive. Thus, we have a sense of urgency to bring together diverse perspectives that can generate problem-solving ideas, solutions, and strategies that, when mobilized, can help us achieve a planet in balance.
When you join our team, we invite you to unleash your inner explorer and unlock your infinite curiosity about the world to make it a more inclusive place for all.