Careers & Internships

Please keep in mind that the South Carolina Aquarium only accepts applications for positions currently posted on the web page. Due to a high volume of applicants, we ask that you please refrain from making inquires. The applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Career Opportunities
Environmental Services Associate, Part-Time

Environmental Services Associates exceed customer expectations by ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained.  This position will clean restrooms, locker rooms, offices, laboratories, halls, exhibit and exhibit space and other areas.  This person will assist with moving furniture for cleaning or moving offices and with moving tables and chairs for party or group meetings. ES Associates may assist with floor cleaning on a variety of surfaces.  Learn More.

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Gift Officer, Full-Time

The Advancement Gift Officer is responsible for maximizing the Aquarium’s mid-level giving program, specifically through membership in the Conservation Stewards ($300-$1,499) and Watershed Society ($1,500-$9,999) donor circles. The Gift Officer is also responsible for shaping, planning and implementing the donor benefits associated with Conservation Stewards and the Watershed Society, which include behind-the-scenes tours, special programs, and donor events (both on-site at the Aquarium and in various venues, including donors’ homes).The Gift Officer will work in collaboration with other members of the Advancement Team and the Aquarium’s board of directors to proactively expand the mid-level giving donor base through new prospect cultivation, stewardship and a comprehensive upgrade strategy. Learn More.

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Internship Opportunities

The South Carolina Aquarium has various opportunities for students to engage in meaningful, hands-on learning through our college internship program. This practical learning gives students the chance to gain real-world experience and learn job responsibilities. Current positions are listed below.

Put Your Best Fin Forward!

Employees of the South Carolina Aquarium must adhere to the Aquarium’s Appearance Policy. Before you take the plunge, please read our full policy here.

South Carolina Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity and is a drug/alcohol screening employer. * Please note that by clicking the links above you will be redirected to a third party site.

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