We are looking for dynamic college students and college graduates with some basic knowledge of marine science, biology, or environmental studies to work with our education staff.
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UC Santa Cruz Student Jobs
Open until filled: Ocean Explorers Assistant Instructor ER 0860 Apply by Sunday, May 22, for full consideration.
The Youth Programs education team seeks UC Santa Cruz students who love working with kids and have a passion for teaching in the great outdoors. This is a paid position. Join the Seymour Center’s Ocean Explorers summer camp team to help kids have fun while learning about marine science and research. Inspire the next generation of environmental activists at field sites around Monterey Bay. Enjoy working alongside Long Marine Lab’s renowned marine mammal research and training teams. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.
Open until filled: Visitor Programs Student Assistant ER 1479
The Seymour Center seeks a UC Santa Cruz student to join our Visitor Programs team. This is a paid position. If you like working with people of all ages and animals, join the Visitor Programs team. Student Assistants in this department manage volunteers on their daily shifts and lead educational volunteer shift briefings by coaching volunteers in marine science interpretation. You will also manage operation of daily programs and activities, including opening and closing the exhibit hall. Work-study status is required. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.
Open until filled: Venue Coordinator ER 19453
Our Facility Rentals department is looking for UC Santa Cruz students to join our events team! This is a paid position. Learn the inner workings of events and venue rental coordination while working at one of the most beautiful locations in Santa Cruz. The Seymour Center is host to many weddings, meetings, and celebrations—help make it all happen while gaining valuable experience in coordination and marketing. Work-study status is required. Visit the UCSC Career Center to apply.
Earn course credits by interning with Seymour Center.
Docent Training Intern
College students or college graduates can work with the Visitor Programs staff and volunteers to develop teaching materials for the docent training course held at the Seymour Center from January to March. This is an amazing opportunity to hone your skills in administration and course organization, develop course materials, research and interpret scientific concepts and current research data, and be a part of a high-quality training program.
School Programs Teaching & Project Interns
College students or college graduates can become part of our outstanding team of School Programs Instructors who teach engaging, hands-on, marine science activities to visiting school groups in our seawater and teaching labs. Learn to lead engaging tours to Long Marine Lab’s blue and gray whale skeletons, marine mammal research overlook, invertebrate and shark touch pools, and more. Gain valuable knowledge and experience as a science educator through teaching a wide range of marine science concepts to students ranging in age from kindergarten to community college.