Give tours to visitors. Catalog unique, rare artifacts. Participate in one-of-a-kind events with computer industry notables. Share your passions with others. Meet friends. Have fun.

Be part of computing history. Volunteer.

Current Opportunities

There are many ways to volunteer here at the Computer History Museum.

Special Event Volunteers

Assist with a variety of events at the Museum, from hands-on exploration and learning to welcoming and directing guests during lectures and events.


Lead demonstrations of restored historical computers, including the IBM 1401, PDP-1, and RAMAC.


Lead tours for public and private audiences.

K12 Docents

Facilitate tours and interactive workshops for school groups

High School Interns

Lead informal discussions around key artifacts and act as ambassadors for the Museum. High School Interns are recruited every summer. Applications for summer 2017 will open in May 2017.

High School Volunteers

Facilitate public programs at the Museum, including family tours and hands-on activities. High School Volunteers are recruited at the start of each school year. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will open in August 2017.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum, please apply here to join our team.
We look forward to meeting you soon!

Volunteers apply here

Herb Kanner, docent
I think the biggest thrill is when I encounter a visitor who worked on one of the exhibited machines and I learn something significant and interesting about the machine that I did not previously know. Herb Kanner, docent

Volunteer Website

Upon clicking Login button you will be redirected to the Volunteer website. This private website exists to support the volunteers of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The museum depends on a large, talented and dedicated pool of volunteers to operate.

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For More Information

650-810-1884 Katharina McAllister,
Volunteer Opportunities
650-810-1890 Cate Robbins,
High School Opportunities