Working at Milton Hershey School is much more than a job. Each employee helps shape the lives of the students we serve. Every position at the school is designed to help our students thrive on campus and beyond. If that sounds fulfilling to you, MHS may be the perfect place for your next career move.

Types of Jobs at MHS

The variety of full- and part-time jobs we have at MHS may surprise you. As a year-round school and home for low-income students, we employ roles from teachers and houseparents to health care professionals and maintenance workers.

Education Careers
Teachers play a critical role at MHS. They teach through innovative learning experiences. Plus, they prepare students for life by teaching and modeling the MHS Sacred Values. MHS teachers have well-resourced classrooms and a low student-to-faculty ratio.
Houseparent Careers
As houseparents, married couples oversee homes of up to 12 students. They provide their students a caring, nurturing, stable, and structured home experience in order to teach life skills, character, and values.
Health & Wellness Careers
As a residential campus, MHS needs a variety of medical, dental, and mental health professionals to support the health and wellness needs of our students. If you’re ready to advance your health care career in a unique environment, consider applying for a role at MHS.
Operations & Administrative Careers

It takes a lot of work and diverse skill sets to keep a campus of more than 2,100 students operating smoothly. MHS employs:

  • Building and vehicle maintenance workers
  • Cooks and dining room workers
  • Custodians
  • Drivers
  • Finance, human resources, legal, and communications professionals
  • Groundskeepers
  • Hair stylists and barbers
  • Health and dental care providers
  • Campus Safety officers and telecommunicators
  • IT professionals
  • Tailors and seamstresses
  • And more
Coaching and Extracurricular Instructors

Additionally, coaches and instructors lead students in many extracurricular and summer activities at MHS. Areas of focus include:

  • Agriculture
  • Athletics
  • Driving
  • Performing arts
  • Visual arts
  • Summer programming
  • Many other recreational areas
Psychology Doctoral Internship Program
For the 2021-22 school year, MHS is hosting a doctoral internship program in psychology. Interns earn valuable experience with children and adolescents from lower-income backgrounds.