Cabrillo Marine Aquarium


  Become a Part of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Family!
Join the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium staff and help us educate thousands of visitors each year about the marine environment of Southern California. Interns and staff serve in many departments in front of the public and behind the scenes. Major divisions include: Aquarists, Exhibits, Research-Aquatic Nursery, Programs, Education, Outreach, Administration, Maintenance, FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

Most intern and staff positions at the Aquarium are part-time. Interested individuals can submit a resume regardless of whether current opportunities are available. We will add you to our job mailing list for one year to receive flyers of upcoming openings. The Aquarium is a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and full-time positions (Civil Service) are hired through the City of Los Angeles Personnel Division.
Interns Make a Difference!
Sea Search Naturalist Internship 

Sea Search is a unique and exciting beach-based field trip program for K-12 classrooms that teach school children about their connection to the ocean while on the beach, in the tide pools or salt marsh!

The Sea Search season at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium runs from October through June. Currently, there are no Sea Search Naturalist Internships available. Please check back as positions open.

Marine Research Internships

Opportunities for paid interns are generously sponsored by Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Check in with for upcoming postings or check back for updates.​