Employment and Internships

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Cox Science Center General Application:  (click here to download)

General applications or resumes may be dropped off at the customer service desk or emailed to hr@coxsciencecenter.org.

Cox Science Center And Aquarium, INC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in the recruitment and employment of staff.

Employment Opportunities

Science Educator – Full Time & Part Time

Visitor Service Representative – Part Time

Aquarist – Part Time

Marketing & Social Media Assistant – Part Time

Assistant Manager of Operations and Exhibits – Full Time

Events Associate & Educator – Part Time

Events Educator – Part Time

Camp Teachers – Part Time

Camp Counselors – Part Time

Click Here to view open positions

Internship Opportunities

Internships are one of the best ways for individuals to gain experience in their field(s) of interest. The Cox Science Center and Aquarium's internships offer hands-on experience in a fun and professional setting. Interns work throughout the building on a wide variety of projects and tasks including everything from science education to behind-the-scenes projects.

Our internship program is designed to provide college students and recent graduates with the opportunity to gain a realistic, in-depth view of a career path. Please note that many of the internships offered within the organization do not pay; however, if a stipend is offered to students it will be noted. We do not offer housing stipends. 

We are currently seeking outstanding interns for the following departments:

  • Aquariums of the Atlantic - Click here to download requirements. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Fago, Aquarium Curator, at Aquarium@coxsciencecenter.org

  • Education - Click here to download requirements. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Christopher Pait, Education Director, at cpait@coxsciencecenter.org.

  • Videography/Video Editing - Click here to download requirements. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kristian Zambrana, Director of Visitor Services, at kzambrana@coxsciencecenter.org.

  • Cox Pathways Program Interns - A 10-week paid internship program for local high school students and university students that are multiracial and students of color. Students will work in various departments of the Science Center (Education, Planetarium, Observatory, Aquarium and Events). To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Christopher Pait, Education Director, at cpait@coxsciencecenter.org.


The Science Center also offers internship opportunities in the following areas: Marketing, Finance, Event Management, and Development. Specific department needs vary as do the length of term. Stay tuned for more opportunities. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Please visit www.coxsciencecenter.org/volunteer to join our amazing fleet of volunteers!