Be a part of the Challenger Learning Center

If you have an interest in being a part of the Challenger Learning Center team and helping us inspire the next generation of innovators, check out our job opportunities!


Flight Director (Program Facilitator) Job Description: Flight Directors lead the Challenger Learning Center’s simulated space missions and other STEM programming both at the Center and at off-site locations. Part-time (10-25 hours/week). 

Note: You must apply through Ferguson-Florissant School District. In addition to the application, please email a cover letter to and let us know why you are interested in this position.

 Please Note: Challenger Learning Center staff are employed through the Ferguson-Florissant School District. Candidates wishing to apply for a position can get the most up-to-date information at Ferguson-Florissant School District employment opportunities and follow the instructions. Please contact the Ferguson-Florissant HR department at (314) 506-9158 or email with any questions.


The Challenger Learning Center has volunteer opportunities for assistant Flight Directors to help facilitate a variety of programs, including simulated space missions, rocket workshops, camps and planetarium programs.

Ideal candidates have some type of teaching experience (formal or informal) and can commit to a regular schedule of at least five hours/week Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am – 2pm.

If you have an interest in volunteering, please contact us at or (314) 521-6205.


There are internship opportunities at Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis in the areas of Marketing and Program Facilitation. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis throughout the year.

  • Assistant Flight Director Internship: The intern will assist the crew with numerous Challenger Learning Center programs which include simulated space missions and other space-science education programs for students in grades Kindergarten through eighth grade. Applicants should be in or studying in the field of education with an emphasis on science. Click below for more information.