High School Internships
Mystic Aquarium is pleased to offer a new High School Internship Program. This prestigious program will leverage the unique assets of the Aquarium to introduce students to a diversity of careers and career pathways. In this 8-week program, specifically designed for students in grades 9 to 12, students will work and study alongside the amazing professionals who advance our mission.
Career & Project Requests
Throughout the year, Mystic Aquarium receives a great number of requests for research projects, staff interviews, job shadows and filming opportunities. As a nonprofit organization, there are limitations on the number of requests that we are able to accommodate. In order to clarify information and quicken response time, we respectfully ask that you submit a request form. Please watch your spam/junk mail as occasionally replies end up in there, even though we reply directly to the email you indicate.
Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Are you looking to be a part of something big all while learning valuable skills before leaving high school? Volunteer at Mystic Aquarium!
Youth Volunteer Program
As a youth volunteer at Mystic Aquarium, you’ll gain valuable skills in leadership, public speaking, task management, community outreach and more. Learn about the amazing animals in our care and help share their stories with Aquarium guests through fun, hands-on activities while teaching the importance of conserving our ocean environment.
Youth Conservation Corps
Come and join an amazing group of high school students who work together to explore and conserve local and threatened environments as well as to get fellow high school students and the public involved in community programs.
The members of this group regularly participate in beach clean-ups, amphibian monitoring, hosts workshops and summits and development of conservation based activities fellow students and the public.