For Harvard Students

MGMH Curator Raquel shows students a mineral

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC) is a partnership of four Harvard museums designed to coordinate captivating programming for all ages, permanent galleries, and dynamic rotating exhibits. The HMSC invites you to explore Harvard University's distinctive collections and vital research on human civilizations, biodiversity, and the history of Earth and science.

Internships & Opportunities

Student Tour Guide in the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

HMSC welcomes enthusiastic students with various language skills, interests, to apply as interns, volunteers and employees at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East.

Apply for the Science Education Partners program.

HMSC Student Board

Student Board in the Minerals Gallery in the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Members of the HMSC Student Board are a select group of undergraduates who partner with the museum to explore student needs, ideas and initiatives. The HMSC Board will generate engagement opportunities at the museums and enhance the impact on the student experience at Harvard.


Harvard Student Events

Students in the Harvard Museum of Natural History

HMSC offers a wide range of programs specifically designed for Harvard Students. These programs include private lunches, special lectures, behind-the-scenes tours and much more.

Host an Event

Students in front of the kronosaurus in the Harvard Museum of Natural History

HMSC offers unique venues for a variety of student occasions. Events are scheduled between 6:00 pm and 11:30 pm, providing your guests with a private viewing of our world-renowned collections. Special pricing for Harvard Students is available.

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Exhibit in the Harvard Semitic Museum

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