Picture of a team of scientists measuring a giant sequoia

A team of scientists funded by National Geographic measures a giant sequoia.

Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic

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At National Geographic, we are driven in everything we do by our mission: to inspire people to care about the planet.

National Geographic was founded in 1888 by a group of visionaries who embodied an era of exploration, discovery, invention, and change. With offices around the world and headquarters in Washington, D.C., today we are one of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions.

We offer a unique opportunity to be part of a world-class institution, a strong global brand, and an organization with a rich history of scientific discovery and exploration.

Every day matters. A career with us means working hard to achieve our mission in a collaborative and inclusive culture. We have a talented team with diverse people, ideas, interests, and skills.

Our behaviors are guided by a deep commitment to National Geographic's internal values: collaboration; curiosity and innovation; integrity, openness, and respect; speed and nimbleness; teach, learn, and grow; and work-life balance.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health care and dental benefits, transportation subsidies, generous vacation and leave time, a 401(k) plan, flexible work options, and a tuition-assistance program, as well as a wealth of learning and development opportunities.