Employment and Internships

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to individual calls regarding the status of your application. No phone calls, please. We are currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

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

  • Visitor Services Representative (P/T & F/T): Cheerfully greet all visitors entering the science center. Provide enthusiastic and efficient customer service by being knowledgeable of the science center information and policies regarding: Admissions, Membership, Donations/Fundraising, Programs, Exhibits, Camps, Special Events, Birthday Parties, and Outreach.
  • Special Events Science Educator: Works among attendees, volunteers, and staff to present public STEM programming during daily operations and special events. This staff member is key to the development and delivery of creative, hands-on activities, workshops, presentations and
    live science demonstrations to engage visitors with an additional experience during their visit. For more information and to apply, please click here.

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!