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The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) educational and research facility focused on salt marsh and coastal ecosystem preservation.  The Institute’s mission is to promote appreciation, understanding and stewardship of wetlands and coastal ecosystems through programs in research, education and conservation.  From its inception, the Wetlands Institute has pioneered a number of research, education and conservation programs about wetlands and coastal ecosystems, and worked with numerous regional, national and international organizations to foster stewardship of these resources worldwide.

If you want to work for an organization that is fun, fast-paced, and focused on inspiring environmental education, research and conservation, then the Wetlands Institute is the place for you!

Environmental Education Employment Opportunities:

Science Education At Sea (SEAS) Instructor

The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Science Education At Sea (SEAS) Instructor. Assists the Outreach Coordinator and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from...

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Summer Nature Program Instructor

The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Summer Nature Program Instructor. Develops and conducts classroom and outdoor activities focused on exploring coastal environments such as salt marsh wetlands and...

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Seasonal Naturalist

The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Seasonal Naturalist. Assists the Director of Educational Program Development and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from...

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Aquarist

The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the year round, part-time position of Aquarist. Applicant must be enthusiastic and have strong personal feelings about conserving and protecting the environment, ecological research, and environmental...

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Research Employment Opportunities:

Shorebird Steward Positions Available

Shorebird Steward and Crew Leader– Hourly, Temporary The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants for several seasonal steward positions to protect beach-nesting birds on some of the most beautiful and scenic beaches in...

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Research Scientist – Full Time

The Wetlands Institute is seeking qualified applicants for an exempt full-time position in our Research and Conservation Department. The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit organization located in Stone Harbor, NJ on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey....

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Research Intern – Coastal Conservation Research Program

The Coastal Conservation Research Program (CCRP) offers a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate students hosted at The Wetlands Institute on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey. Located on 6,000 acres of coastal salt marsh and in close...

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The Wetlands Institute Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.