MarineQuest Employment

Working for MarineQuest is...

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


Apply NOW for the 2019-2020 CTNC AmeriCorps Term with MarineQuest!

MarineQuest Citizen Science AmeriCorps Ambassador

If you are interested in serving your community as an AmeriCorps Service Member as the Coastal Citizen Science Ambassador for UNCW MarineQuest made for you. The Coastal Citizen Science Ambassador will manage UNCW MarineQuest's citizen science project, Storm Surge Protectors. This position will allow the member to serve his or her community through outreach, education, and research. The Coastal Citizen Science Ambassador will conduct workshops, which will educate community members on how to conduct wetland assessments in New Hanover and Brunswick County, in order to understand the current conditions of our coastal wetlands.

Learn more about the position at apply here


Summer 2019 positions are filled

MarineQuest summer staff positions are highly competitive so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

UNCW MarineQuest invites you to become part of one of the most unique marine and environmental education summer programs in the country. We are celebrating over 35 years of service in coastal North Carolina by continuing to offer fun-filled, academic week-long programs for ages 4-15 and multi-week programs for ages 15-18. MarineQuest seeks qualified candidates to fill day instructor, support staff, evening and weekend instructor, RAs, and Residential Life Coordinator positions. 

Please click on each employment opportunity category below to learn more about the various positions.

Each program has specific needs corresponding to the ages of the students and the content of the program. Please look over each positions job description and identify which age, program, and position best compliments your knowledge and experience.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled BUT our MarineQuest staff positions are highly competitive and fill rapidly, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To apply visit the online application, and click on the position(s) you are applying for. 

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