The mission of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is to contribute to the knowledge of the natural world and human history through research, teaching, and public education.The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History serves over 300,000 people annually on-campus, in Boulder and across the State of Colorado.

Program opportunities include teacher workshops, stakeholder seminar, graduate student engagement, community of practice involving CU undergraduate, curriculum development, citizen science projects, community programs and events, K-12 student activities and camps, programs focusing on underserved audiences, and evaluations. Exhibit opportunities include small scale exhibits in the Museum on the CU Boulder campus (50,000 visitors annually), web-based exhibits, and traveling exhibits suitable for a variety of venues, including libraries, nature centers, and community colleges.