Work at Mystic Aquarium

It's not just a great place to visit. It's a wonderful place to work!

At Mystic Aquarium, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in marine and deep-sea research and education, and in bringing new and exciting exhibits to audiences of all ages. Everyone here plays an integral role in working toward the accomplishment of our mission to protect our ocean planet. If you are interested in employment with us, please submit your resume or application. Although there may not be a current opening directly related to your qualifications, opportunities could arise that may be of interest to you.


The Aquarium is looking for volunteers in a variety of areas. In addition to making a difference, you’ll meet new friends and enjoy numerous benefits, such as free admission and discounts.

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Mystic Aquarium’s intern program is designed to provide college students and recent college graduates with a dynamic educational opportunity while simultaneously providing career experience.  Our unique program combines independent project research, public educational outreach, and work experience in the department of choice; all under the guidance of an Aquarium supervisor.  We accept 1-3 interns per semester in each department, allowing a close working relationship between intern and accomplished Aquarium staff.

The internship program reflects our mission, “to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education, and research.”  Internships are available fall, spring and summer in most departments throughout our institution, allowing students of all academic majors to experience the unique character of the Aquarium and enhance their personal and professional development.

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Mystic Aquarium is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, part of Sea Research Foundation, Inc. and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.