Explainer in the Glass Collection Gallery

High school and college students: Are you interested in working at The Corning Museum of Glass during the summer? Would you like to interact with visitors of all ages and teach them about Corning’s rich heritage and the art, history, science, and technology of glass? If so, apply to be a part of this exciting program. Volunteer hours are required of applicants as well as monthly training meetings. Youth interested in pursuing paid employment in the summer are strongly encouraged to volunteer at our Families Explore events.

Training will take place designated Saturday mornings in the spring and all trainings are required.

Application deadline: December 15. Applicants are encouraged to get their applications in early as space is limited. Download an application form.

Contact: The Education Department at explainers@cmog.org or 607.438.5119

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