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Marine Science Camp - Now Hiring

Marine Science Institute is looking for engaging, high-energy, compassionate and fun staff to lead our summer Marine Science Camp! Are you interested in being a role model and inspiring the next generation of marine scientists?

CLICK HERE to apply and join the team!

Marine Science Camp is proud to have a passionate and fun team each summer. The foundation of this team of educators and leaders is not only their knowledge of marine science, but also their ability to inspire campers. They spark an appreciation for marine science and local habitats while promoting friendship, teamwork, and curiosity. The Marine Science Camp staff make the summer a fun and enriching experience for budding biologists in K-8th grade.

There are two types of Marine Science Camp staff: Instructors and Counselors. 1 Instructor and 1 Counselor work as a team leading their group of up to 16 campers through all camp activities. They are outside with the campers every day, facilitating hands-on learning and teambuilding in a safe and fun environment. They are CPR and First Aid certified, background checked, and undergo an extensive 2 week training period prior to camp.

Instructors: Marine Science Camp Instructors have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in fields varying from biology and marine science to education and environmental studies or other similar fields, or commensurate experience with MSI programs. Marine Science Camp Instructors lead camper learning, supervise campers and are primarily in charge of safety. They are the crew of our 90 foot research vessel and undergo extensive training and regular safety drills to comply with Coast Guard safety standards. Many have field research experience and relate it to topics learned at camp. Our fantastic Instructors are role models who inspire and share their passion for marine science with campers of all ages. Read more about the Marine Science Camp Instructor position.

Counselors: Marine Science Camp Counselors are high school graduates or college students. They work closely with the Instructors helping with activities, assist in overall supervision and aid in providing an understanding of marine topics. Many of our Counselors are pursuing degrees in the sciences and are interested in marine science or education as a career. Marine Science Camp is an excellent summer opportunity for them to get first-hand experience. Read more about the Marine Science Camp Counselor position.

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