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
Advancement Operations Manager, Full-Time

The Advancement Operations Manager is a key strategic leader within the Advancement team who works closely with all team members to support their annual fundraising objectives.  In collaboration with each gift officer, this position is responsible for crafting a creative and sustainable stewardship program that serves all donors to the Aquarium, at all giving levels.  The Advancement Operations Manager works closely with the Senior Director for Strategy and Advancement to steward and support the members of the Aquarium’s board of directors, identifying opportunities for philanthropic investment and programmatic engagement.  This position will function as the lead strategist while overseeing the Advancement team’s database coordinator during and after the transition to a new donor database system.  Learn More.

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Environmental Services Associate, 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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Guest Services Associate, Part-Time

Guest Services Associates work in a team-oriented environment to provide an exceptional visitor experience. Associates work in multiple point of sale stations at the Aquarium including ticket booths, mobile kiosks and the information desk. This position requires significant guest interaction with a variety of audiences such as families, members and school groups. Learn More.

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Manager of Earned Media and Public Relations, Full-Time

Working in partnership with paid and owned 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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Special Event Host, Part-Time

This is a support position to the Special Events team and will assist with hosting private and internal events while representing the building.  The primary duty of this position is to service and host in-house and paid evening and weekend events. The secondary duty of this position is to assist with occasional office work and assist at yearly bridal shows.  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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