King Family Fellowship Program

Through this program the Museum will provide a passionate, emerging scientist with a one-year, part-time (15-20 hours per week) fellow post within the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, beginning July 1, 2014. The Museum believes this program greatly advances its mission of inspiring minds through nature and science by exposing its audiences to extraordinary scientists while simultaneously supporting the development of an outstanding science ambassador. Application deadline is midnight, April 22.

Available Positions

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Our Mission

To inspire minds through nature and science.

Our Vision

Be an extraordinary resource and catalyst for science education through innovative, highly accessible experiences that broaden our understanding of the world and improve community achievement.

Our Values = F I I R S T


Work is just one aspect of life. People must be able to attend to all aspects of life in order to be completely effective at work.


Say what we mean; mean what we say. Make and keep commitments with sincerity. Do the right thing.

Innovation and Creativity

Encourage curiosity and novel ideas from everyone. Explore new ways of doing things. Ask questions like “why” and “why not” without fear.


Treat all others with dignity and common courtesy. Listen. Encourage different points of view. Recognize contributions, large and small.

Stewardship and Accountability

Be responsible custodians of our precious resources: people, collections, funding and time. Fix problems; don't blame. Demonstrate proactive leadership. Make a positive difference in everything we do.


We are bound together by our mission. We trust that all colleagues are working to achieve our mission in any undertaking or decision. We earn the trust of our communities and constituents by providing timely, high-quality, accurate information.

If our mission, vision and values resonate with you, come join our team and help inspire minds!