Heartfelt thanks from the bottom of Elliot Bay!

From the bottom of their cold-blooded hearts, the fish and marine creatures of Puget Sound thank you for your interest in sharing their stories and teaching people to protect them. The Seattle Aquarium couldn't do it without people like you.

Internships at the Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the Zoo/Aquarium field as a career path. Our internship is an in-depth program requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week).

Winter internship
Begins in January 2014
Applications accepted until 9/20/13
Interviews – October 21-25, 2013
Decision – November 4, 2013

Spring internship
Begins in March 2014
Applications accepted until 1/6/14
Interviews – January 20-24, 2014
Decision – February 3, 2014

Summer internship
Begins in June 2014
Applications accepted until 3/10/14
Interviews – March 24-28, 2014
Decision – April 7, 2014

Fall internship
Begins in September 2014
Applications accepted until 6/20/14
Interviews – July 21-25, 2014
Decision – August 5, 2014


For an application packet, please see our Document Library under the "Volunteering & College Internships" section.

For more information please contact:

Katrina Bettis
Email: k.bettis@seattleaquarium.org
Or call: (206) 386-4342

Volunteer Office
Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101