Careers & Internships

Please keep in mind that the South Carolina Aquarium only accepts applications for positions currently posted on the web page. Due to a high volume of applicants, we ask that you please refrain from making inquires. The applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Career Opportunities
Environmental Services Associate, Full-Time & Part-Time

Environmental Services Associates exceed customer expectations by ensuring  the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained.  This position will clean restrooms, locker rooms, offices, laboratories, halls, exhibit and exhibit space and other areas.  This person will assist with moving furniture for cleaning or moving offices and with moving tables and chairs for party or group meetings. ES Associates may assist with floor cleaning on a variety of surfaces.Learn More.

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Good Catch™  Coordinator, Full-Time

This position supports the South Carolina Aquarium’s Good Catch™, a program to generate awareness in support of healthy fisheries and consumption of responsibly harvested seafood. This position requires the coordination of related events, strengthening relationships with partners and maintenance of scientific databases.  Additionally, this person will act as the primary liaison between regulatory agencies, fisherman, restaurateurs, seafood market, purveyors and the general public as it relates to the program. Learn More.

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Guest Services Associate, Part-Time

Guest Services Associates provide customer service to guests during their visit to the Aquarium. Associates will work efficiently with cash handling and computerized ticketing system. This position also staffs the information desk, educates guests about the Aquarium’s animals and conservation programs and conducts orientations for school groups and other visitors. Ensures the smooth flow of guest traffic. Learn More.

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Reservations Specialist, Part-Time

This position serves as a general information source for the Aquarium and is the primary contact for incoming phone calls.  Additionally, this position also manages group reservations and advance ticket sales. Learn More.

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Special Events Host, Part-Time

This is a support position to the Special Events team, and will assist with hosting private and internal events while representing the building. The primary duty of this position is to service and host in-house and paid evening and weekend events. The secondary duty of this position is to assist with occasional office work and assist at yearly bridal shows. Learn More.

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Internship Opportunities

The South Carolina Aquarium has various opportunities for students to engage in meaningful, hands-on learning through our college internship program. This practical learning gives students the chance to gain real-world experience and learn job responsibilities. Current positions are listed below.

Additional internships in Marketing and Membership as well as Independent Studies may be available. Please email to inquire.

Put Your Best Fin Forward!

Employees of the South Carolina Aquarium must adhere to the Aquarium’s Appearance Policy. Before you take the plunge, please read our full policy here.

South Carolina Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity and is a drug/alcohol screening employer. * Please note that by clicking the links above you will be redirected to a third party site.


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