No current openings.


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: Visitor Programs Student Assistant ER 1476
    The Seymour Center seeks a UCSC student to join our Visitor Programs team. This is a paid position. If you enjoy working with people of all ages in an exciting setting, have excellent interpersonal skills, and have an interest in pursuing marine science as a career, then this job is for you! This position requires work study status during the academic year. 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.


October 31, 2020
Prepare for a spook-tacular virtual event! Learn how UC Santa Cruz researchers are uncovering the chilling mysteries of the deep sea.

Go batty for these time-lapse videos and animations of sea stars in action. Check out these new distance learning resources.

November 12, 2020, 11 AM
Tune in to learn how mercury plays a role in the ocean, in the air, and within all living things with Carl Lamborg, Ph.D.

Meditate on a purple sea urchin’s mesmerizing movements and microscopic features in this peaceful one-minute video. Watch it here.


Find events and activities for ocean-enthusiasts of all ages.



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