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, Part-Time

Environmental Services Associates exceed customer expectations by ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained. This person will work on a team to clean restrooms, locker rooms, offices, laboratories, halls, exhibit and exhibit space and other areas. ES Associates assist with moving furniture and bulk removal.  Additional responsibilities will include maintaining a variety of floor surfaces through stripping and finishing, scrubbing, shampooing and carpeting.  Learn More.

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Foundation Relations Coordinator, Full-Time

Responsible for the coordination of a comprehensive grants fundraising program to support the education and conservation initiatives of the South Carolina Aquarium. Directly responsible for pre-award research, planning, organization and preparation as well as the post-award administration and reporting of all grants.  Also directly responsible for cultivating and stewarding all grantor relationships.  Works in conjunction with the Senior Director of Strategy and Advancement and the Assistant Director of Advancement to identify local, regional and national grant opportunities.  Learn More.

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Guest Services Associate, Part-Time

Guest Services Associates work in a team-oriented environment to provide an exceptional visitor experience.  Associates work in multiple point of sale stations at the Aquarium including ticket booths, mobile kiosks and the information desk. This position requires significant guest interaction with a variety of audiences such as families, members and school groups. Learn More.

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Membership Manager, Full-Time

The Membership Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of a comprehensive membership program that includes acquisitions, renewals, programming and systems. The Membership Manager will achieve strong growth in acquisitions and retention; will develop and implement programs and events to create member engagement and loyalty; conduct ongoing market research to continually improve the membership offering; and be responsible for continuous system and process improvements to create the best guest experience and an efficient work environment.  Responsible for all aspects of the Adopt-an-Animal program plan.  Lead the development, implementation and promotion of membership communications, programs and special events that support the organization’s mission. 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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