The New England Aquarium shares important messages about marine animals, climate change, conservation and research with more than 1.3 million people each year.

We rely on our dedicated staff, volunteers and donors to support these efforts. You are invited to get involved!
Work with Us

Apply for a Job

We hire for a broad range of positions, ranging from jobs that involve extensive interaction with the public to jobs in research and conservation, animal husbandry, operations, finance, human resources, marketing and communications, development and education.

Become a Volunteer

The benefits of volunteering at the Aquarium are extensive—membership, free passes, Whale Watch tickets, IMAX tickets and more. And of course, volunteers receive the satisfaction of helping the Aquarium achieve its mission.

Intern at the Aquarium

An Aquarium internship is a great way for college students and recent college graduates to gain valuable experience learning all aspects of our work, including veterinary services, animal husbandry, program and exhibit design and operational aspects of running a large cultural institution.


Join Us

Become an Aquarium Member

Joining the Aquarium as a member is a great way to support the Aquarium's mission. Aquarium members also receive special perks, including IMAX tickets and the exclusive opportunity to be part of the New England Aquarium Dive Club! Learn more about membership at the Aquarium.

Give a Gift to the Aquarium

People like you can make a difference to the world's oceans. Your financial support helps us develop exceptional exhibits, and education, conservation and research programs. Explore the many giving opportunities at the Aquarium.

Corporate Memberships and Corporate Sponsorships

Our corporate partners enjoy a full host of membership benefits as well as added visibility and recognition at a leading Boston cultural insitution. Learn more about Corporate Membership and Corporate Sponsorships.

Join us on a Bahamas expedition

Each year Aquarium teams travel the globe exploring and studying different aquatic locations. In the Bahamas, this includes working with authorities to responsibly collect fish for our Atlantic coral reef exhibits. Join Aquarium divers on a tropical expedition to discover a beautiful part of our blue planet.

Connect With Us

There are many ways to engage with the Aquarium online! Sign up for Seabits for your monthly dose of fun happenings and behind-the-scenes news found in our monthly email. Members also receive blue, our quarterly magazine with beautiful, glossy photos and in-depth stories about Aquarium employees and animals. Stay current on the ever-changing life of Aquarium explorers and exhibits with regular blog updates about everything from fur seal videos to penguin knees to Fiji expeditions.

About Us

Vision and Mission

The Aquarium is redefining what it means to be an aquarium: combining education, entertainment and action to address the most challenging problems facing the ocean. Through a wide variety of educational programs and conservation initiatives, we make a lasting impact globally.

The Aquarium in the News

Visit the Aquarium in the News to see recent press coverage of Aquarium events and activities, recent press releases and information for the media.

Current Leadership

The Aquarium is run by a seasoned group of Senior Staff and governed by a Board of Trustees.

Contact Us

Find contact information for key departments at the Aquarium, including reservations, IMAX Theatre, membership, job and internship opportunities, press inquiries and more.

How the Aquarium Makes a Difference

Explore the ways the Aquarium is making a lasting impact in communities near and far. Learn about our research and conservation programs, including the Marine Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation program. Thousands of families are exposed to these initiatives through our Community Outreach Programs, perhaps gaining a new appreciation for our blue planet and understanding how individuals can make a difference.