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
Advancement Systems Coordinator, Full-Time

The Advancement Systems Coordinator is responsible for managing all elements of the Aquarium’s Raiser’s Edge program, including constituent record management, gift processing, data mining and organization and ongoing optimization of the software system. Staffer will work closely with Finance to ensure accurate and timely gift processing and reconciliation of giving data. He/she will also work closely with the Advancement team to generate new prospect leads to support advancement of the Aquarium’s Watershed Campaign.  This person will train gift officers on the basic functions of Raiser’s Edge to support revenue generation and proper donor cultivation and stewardship.  Learn More.

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Budget and Finance Manager, Full-Time

The Budget and Finance Manager directs business programs and financial services. This position provides information and serves as a resource to management and the Board of Directors. The Budget and Finance Manager achieves desired results by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining financial services in compliance with established guidelines and serves as a member of the Finance team.  Learn More.

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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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Guest Services Associate, Part-Time

Guest Services Associations provide exemplary customer service to visitors at the Aquarium.  Associates work efficiently with computerized ticketing systems and handle cash.  This position also conducts orientations for school groups and other visitors.  As an Aquarium team member, associates will help educate guests on our animals and conservation programs. 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.

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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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