The National Museum of Mathematics
MoMath Centroid Fellowship

The National Museum of Mathematics is pleased to announce the MoMath Centroid Fellowship program.  A limited number of May 2024 graduates from around the country will be accepted for this highly selective, paid, year-long opportunity to work in museum administration at the National Museum of Mathematics, where they will:

  • Provide behind-the-scenes support to a unique New York City museum.
  • Help coordinate school visits and other school outreach programs.
  • Provide professional and polite customer service support via phone and email to visitors, patrons, and partners from around the world.
  • Collaborate to help provide high-quality, flawless public communications.
  • Aid in the ongoing maintenance and improvement of the Museum’s online presence.
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed.
  • Learn what it takes to operate a successful business.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of interesting programs, lectures, and people.
  • Interact with a motivated and talented team of colleagues.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a 3.5 GPA or higher; math or STEM majors are preferred but not required.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A desire to support a mission-driven organization.
  • Prior employment experience demonstrating a solid work ethic.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for 14 months without visa sponsorship from the Museum.

Total compensation for this position in the 2024–2025 fellowship program will be approximately $50,000, with roughly $47,000 paid during the program and a $3,000 completion bonus.

To apply, please email the following to with a subject line that includes “MoMath Centroid Fellowship” and your first and last name:

  • A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position.
  • A current résumé, including grade point average.
  • A statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you’ve had related to mathematics (no more than one page, please).
  • Three letters of reference, including two from your college math professors and one from your most recent manager or supervisor from a position you’ve held.  (Letters should be submitted directly by your recommenders to