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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!

Administration Employment Opportunities:

Maintenance Technician

The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the year round, part-time position of Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance technician provides support to all aspects of facilities management and maintenance of the building and grounds of The Wetlands...

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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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Research Employment Opportunities:

Coordinator – Coastal Conservation Research Program

The Wetlands Institute seeks applicants for a temporary, full-time, seasonal Coordinator for our 10-week summer undergraduate research intern program. Located on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey, The Wetlands Institute promotes research, conservation, and...

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Shorebird Steward Program Positions Available

The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants for several positions to protect beach-nesting birds on beaches in Cape May County, New Jersey. Five Shorebird Steward positions and one Crew Leader position will be filled....

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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.