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By combining cutting-edge technology with hands-on learning, SPACE CAMP inspires young men and women to dream big and to work hard to make those dreams a reality. – Melissa Siroky

The U.S Space & Rocket Center, Home of Space Camp, in Huntsville AL, is looking for English majors graduating this December for a job opportunity! Don’t miss on the chance of being a Space Camp Counselor starting on January. You will receive a comprehensive training that last from 3 to 4 weeks and will also be part of your own mini-camp experience! And don’t worry because there’s no previous space knowledge required. If you’re interested on being in an evironment with astronauts, rockets and simulated space missions this is the job for you!

As a Space Camp Counselor/Crew Trainer you will:

  • Provide knowledgeable explanations about a variety of space and aviation related subjects and perform lectures/briefings as assigned.
  • Ensure that trainees are adequately instructed in all program contents and activities to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience.
  • Escort and accompany trainees at all times to scheduled activities, maintaining orderly behavior and a professional learning environment.


  • Be at least 20 years of age (exemptions may be made based on leadership experience).
  • Have completed at least 30 hours of college credit or applicable life/professional experience.
  • Experience working with children (such as coaching, tutoring or teaching) is desired.
  • Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills and possess excellent communication skills to instruct and teach others.

Room and Board:

  • Counselors who don’t live in the greater Huntsville area, may be eligible for free onsite housing and meals, in exchange for completing rotating on call duties.
  • Huntsville is also listed as 1 of the top 10 most affordable cities in America, for those that choose not to live onsite U.S. Space and Rocket Center can help point you in the right direction.


  • Extensive paid training.
  • Paid time off.
  • Discounts throughout the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and free admission passes.
  • Discounts at the neighboring hotel and local fitness centers.

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