The Strong considers its staff and volunteers its greatest resources. To help it carry out its mission, the museum seeks talented individuals with a passion for outstanding service.

The Strong provides equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual preference, age, race, color, creed, national origin, disability, and military or marital status. 

Application Process

The Strong blends the best features of both history museums and children’s museums—extensive collections and high interactivity—to serve a diverse audience of children, families, adults, students, educators, scholars, and collectors. Paid and volunteer positions may be available to support the museum and its International Center for the History of Electronic Games, National Toy Hall of Fame, World Video Game Hall of Fame, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, Woodbury School, and American Journal of Play.

After reviewing the available positions (below), candidates should enter The Strong’s online career center, which is provided through InfinityHR to begin the application process: build a profile, enter education and work histories, upload a resume, and add any additional information. To check the status of a completed application, candidates should log into the online career center using their user name and password.

Applying for positions via the career center website allows The Strong’s Human Resources Team to receive and review application materials in a more timely fashion than any other method of application. Candidates experiencing any difficulty with the online career center can send an email with resume attached to jobs@museumofplay.org.

The application review process normally takes between two to four weeks to complete, and all applicants receive a response at the completion of the process. Candidates selected for employment must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen.

Current Job Opportunities

Food Service Host

To apply click HERE.

Job Type:


Duties and Responsibilities:

The Strong is one of the country's top-rated family destinations. We hire friendly and respectful individuals who believe in making the Food Court a place where our guests can enjoy their meals and recharge after hours of interactive fun in the museum.

Food Service Hosts are fully dedicated team members, shaping the experience of thousands of visitors each year and contributing to a culture of teamwork, desire to excel, and commitment to unparalleled guest service. Whether at Subway, Taco Bell, or Pizza Hut Express, Food Service Hosts take part in the complete guest experience by proactively approaching guests at the counter, preparing items as requested, answering questions about our menus, and offering suggestions for meal solutions.

From cleaning and replenishing food stations, handling monetary transactions, and providing continuous and courteous service in a fast paced setting, our Food Court Team helps build The Strong's reputation. In this role, Food Service Hosts work well independently and with a team, are punctual, have good attendance, uphold established procedures to ensure health and safety standards, and more.


  • Open availability, or availability to work weekends (Friday-Sunday) at the very least
  • A high school diploma or GED; we will also consider current high school students 17+ years of age
  • Enthusiasm for extraordinary guest service and an infectiously positive attitude
  • The ability to be cross-trained in all areas of the Food Court

We offer:

  • A centrally located workplace
  • A comprehensive training program for all new staff
  • Part- time, entry-level positions with no late nights or drive-thru windows!
  • Free parking and free museum admission for all staff, plus discounted family admission
  • Meal and gift shop discounts
  • Flexible scheduling for students in high school or college

Must consent to and pass a drug screen and criminal background check as conditions of employment.  The Strong is a smoke-free campus and smoking is not allowed on museum property.