There are currently no staff positions open.

For further information regarding past recruitments please email the Human Resources Department or call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. UCSC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


UCSC Students

  • Open until filled: Ocean Explorers Assistant Instructor ER 0860
    The Seymour Center seeks a UCSC student to join our Youth Programs team. This is a paid position. Join us this summer to help with the coordination and implementation of Ocean Explorers our summer marine science program. Provide instruction and interpretation of marine science concepts to youth ages 7-14. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.


  • Open until filled: Facility Rental Coordinator ER 5043
    The Seymour Center seeks a UCSC student to join our facility rental/events team. This is a paid position. If you enjoy events and working with people of all backgrounds in an exciting setting, have excellent customer service and administrative skills, and like learning new things daily, then this job is for you! Work study status is required. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.


  • Open until filled: Cashier / Events Assistant ER 1259
    The Seymour Center seeks a UCSC student to join our Admissions team. This is a paid position. This is a front-line customer service position working at the admissions desk at the Seymour Center. Primary duties include greeting the public, selling admissions to the Center, answering phones, and assisting in the Ocean Discovery Shop. Work study status is required. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.

UCSC students interested in working at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center should also consider pursuing volunteer and internship opportunities—both excellent ways to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


March 23, 2019
The community is cordially invited to the 2019 Global Oceans Gala honoring John Laird. RSVP.

March is member appreciation month! Whether you’re a current, renewing, or new member, we’ve got a way to say, “Thank you!” Learn more.

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Summer camp information and applications are now online. Applications due Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 5 PM.

March 17, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Sea Star Wasting Syndrome: An Unfolding Story.”

Apply by May 5, 2019
Make a difference for the ocean and join our team of exhibit guide volunteers. Apply today!

Now through June 2019
Bring your own bag when you shop at New Leaf’s westside Santa Cruz location and receive an Envirotoken worth 10-cents that you can donate to the Seymour Center.


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