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:

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Development Employment Opportunities:

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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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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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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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Research Employment Opportunities:

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 two of the most scenic beaches in Cape May County, New Jersey. Primary responsibilities include: Acting as an overall...

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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. Primary responsibilities include assisting with mark-recapture surveys for...

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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.