Join Our Team!
Why just visit when you can be part of the fun? Working at Mystic Aquarium is a one-of-a-kind experience and an opportunity to join our team of friendly and dedicated staff whose efforts support conservation, education, and research while inspiring guests at one of the largest cultural attractions in New England!
In addition to the unique experiences Mystic Aquarium team members enjoy, they also receive various perks such as:
- Free membership after six months of employment
- Scholarship opportunities for professional development and higher education
- Educational and experiential opportunities such as seminars and shadow days with different departments
- Reciprocal admission and discounts for a number of attractions
- Discounts at the aquarium shop and cafe
- Mystic Aquarium uniform tops
About Working Here
At Mystic Aquarium, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in marine research and education, and 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.
Diversity and Inclusion
Mystic Aquarium embraces the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in our business and conservation practices. We strive to foster a sense of belonging within our organization, our guests, and the communities we serve, and are committed to dismantling systemic inequities.
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.
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. Mystic Aquarium participates in E-Verify.