Careers & Internships
The success of the Seacoast Science Center lies in the dedication and passion of its employees, interns, and volunteers. Through their efforts, SSC has become a leader in informal marine environmental science education in the region.
Seacoast Science Center is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Visitor Programs Naturalist (no openings until Spring 2024)
The Visitor Programs Naturalist is responsible for the delivery of SSC’s public programs and for providing consistently high quality customer service to visitors of all ages. In this public-facing role, the Visitor Programs Naturalist must provide a professional and enthusiastic first impression. The Visitor Programs Naturalist must be able to teach engaging, accurate marine/coastal science programs that are hands-on, interactive, personalized and fun. In addition to delivering public programs, the Visitor Programs Naturalist responsibilities include operating a point of sale system and accurately handling transactions in a fast-paced setting. Being an engaged member of our cohesive team of naturalists and volunteers that delivers an excellent visitor experience is key to success in this position.
View the detailed Visitor Programs Naturalist Job Description.
TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with VISITOR PROGRAMS NATURALIST in the subject line. No paper applications will be accepted.
Seasonal Naturalists lead interpretive ecology programs for school children (grades pre-K through 12) and groups, both onsite and offsite. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Hours are flexible and on an “as needed” basis. Applicants should possess general knowledge of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem, excellent verbal communication skills, and great enthusiasm for the marine environment. Teaching experience is preferred. Training is required and provided for successful candidates. All Seasonal Naturalists must follow and help enforce all general and COVID-19 Safety Protocol.
TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with NATURALIST in the subject line.
Seasonal Event Staff
No openings until Spring 2023
Seasonal Event Staff work to ensure the success of weddings and corporate events as the onsite staff member to answer questions and serve as the point person for site-specific logistics during an event. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Hours are flexible, on an “as needed” basis, and include late nights. Applicants should possess excellent communication and customer service skills, have enthusiasm for Seacoast Science Center and its conservation mission, and have an interest in making every event special. Previous event experience is preferred. Training is provided for successful candidates. All Seasonal Event Staff must follow and help enforce all general and COVID-19 Safety Protocols.
TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with EVENTS in the subject line.
Internships are only available to college-age students and older.
We are currently revamping our internship program. Please check back for details.