Select Page

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!

Administration Employment Opportunities:

Administrative Coordinator

Job Description: Status:  Administrative Coordinator Full-time Salaried ExemptEssential Characteristics The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the position of Administrative Coordinator. Applicant will have two areas of responsibility and...

read more

Finance Associate

Job Description: Status:  Finance Associate Full-time Salaried ExemptEssential Characteristics The Wetlands Institute seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented Finance Associate to assist the Director of Finance with day-to-day financial operations in a...

read more

Development Employment Opportunities:

Our Development department is not seeking applicants at this time. Please check back later!

Environmental Education Employment Opportunities:

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Environmental Education Internship

Education internships are for undergraduate students with an interest in environmental or outdoor education and/or classroom science education and have completed at least two years of college. In this internship, you’ll spend time inside and outside, with visitors of...

read more

Research Employment Opportunities:

Turtle Research Assistant

The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants for a seasonal Research Assistant position to assist with long-term study of Diamondback Terrapins and Eastern Box Turtles. Primary responsibilities include assisting with...

read more

Coastal Bird Program Research Assistant

The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants to assist with breeding season studies of wading birds, beach-nesting birds, and secretive-marsh birds for our Coastal Bird Program. Primary responsibilities include assisting...

read more

Coastal Conservation Research Program Internship

The Coastal Conservation Research Program (CCRP) offers summer internships for undergraduate students pursuing careers in conservation biology, ecology, and coastal ecosystem sciences. Research interns participate in a variety of field studies in southern New Jersey,...

read more
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.