Careers & Internships

At the South Carolina Aquarium, we pride ourselves on our inclusive culture.  Learn more about our culture by clicking here.

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 inquiries. The applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Career Opportunities
Associate Veterinarian, Full-Time

The Associate Veterinarian is responsible for assisting the Chief Veterinarian in the health management of the living population at the South Carolina Aquarium, with special emphasis on fishes, small mammals, birds and reptiles, and the rehabilitation patients in the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center.  He or she will work closely with the animal care staff and involve them whenever possible.  The Associate Veterinarian will assist the Chief Veterinarian with coordination of medical cases, clinical research, and education.  He or she may accept primary responsibility for medical cases as decided by the Chief Veterinarian.  They will also assist with the purchasing and maintenance of all equipment and supplies, ensure legal and safety compliance for all veterinary operations (e.g. controlled substances, radiology), and assist with the development and execution of the aquarium’s preventative medicine protocol. Learn more.

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Environmental Services Associate, Full-Time and Part-Time

The South Carolina Aquarium is looking for experienced housekeepers to join our Environmental Services team.  This position maintains cleanliness for both front and back of house areas.  Floor maintenance experience is a plus.
This position offers competitive wages, an incredible view on the Charleston Harbor, along with a happy, team-oriented environment.  Learn More.

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Senior Manager, Earned Media and Public Relations

Working in partnership with paid and owned media teammates, plan and implement public relations and earned media for all channels from strategic development through measurement and reporting.  Serve as primary media contact for the Aquarium (and spokesperson when appropriate) leveraging department discipline experts. Plan and manage special media events and onsite filming.  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.

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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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