Marine Science Summer Camp Employment Opportunities – UNC Wilmington MarineQuest

Contact Marinequest

MarineQuest Office


Summer Employment

To Apply:
Please visit the online application and submit for the position(s) you are applying for.

Need Summer housing?

Staff members interested in on-campus summer housing may contact Sue Kezios for more details.

marinequest staff with student holding up fish on pole


UNCW MarineQuest summer camp instructor on the beach with children




Working for MarineQuest is...

"More than just another day at the beach..."

MarineQuest Day Instructor Summer Positions

Below you will find a list of our day staff positions. Each program has specific needs corresponding to the ages of the students and the content of the program. Please click on the program name for more details. Please look over these job descriptions and identify which age/program/position best compliments your experience.

Although information about each position is located on this web page you must visit the UNCW Human Resources online application to apply.

2014 Summer Day Staff Employment Opportunities (Subject to change for 2015)

2014 Sea Squirts & Mermaids Instructors

2014 Coast Trek Instructors

2014 Sea Safari & Sea Dawgs Instructors

2014 ArtSeas & Shore Shots Instructors

2014 Coastal Cruisers & Sea Angels Instructors

2014 Ocean Lab & Ocean CheMystery Instructors

2014 Cape Crusaders & Sea Devils Instructors

2014 O.C.E.A.N.S. Instructors

2014 Dive Programs Instructors

2014 Kayak Instructor

2014 Oceans 17 Instructors

We will start accepting applications for Summer 2015 employment in February 2015

Applications received between February and May 2015 will be kept on file to be considered until all remaining positions are filled. MarineQuest staff positions are highly competitive so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To apply please visit the online application and click on "search positions" then click on "search" (leave all fields blank) then click on "MarineQuest Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor" to submit an application for the position(s) you would like to apply for.

Special Terms of Employment Notice:

Under each program position section "Terms of Employment" we provide the general date ranges of work available to staff for each position; however during the weeks of July 4th and August 8th MarineQuest will be offering reduced programming and may require staff to work a different program than they are usually assigned to. Some positions will not work at all during one or both of these two "reduced" weeks. More information will be provided during interviews.

Amanda loved her counselors, her group and the entire program. [She] said she would like to be a camp counselor one day at MarineQuest and work with the children. -Nicki McCarl, parent


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