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Inspiring the next generation of ocean advocates

Join our passionate team of dedicated marine naturalists & animal care experts at the Maui Ocean Center for an immersive experience working with Hawai‘i’s marine life!

Maui Ocean Center, the aquarium of Hawai‘i, is a regional aquarium located in central Maui, showcasing marine life only found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Our three-acre facility circulates 1.2 million gallons of water daily and is a premier learning environment for marine stewardship. Maui Ocean Center is home to a variety of marine life, including: coral, fish, sea jellies, eels, lobsters, sea turtles, sharks & more! 

Students are mentored by industry professionals in several departments to gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the aquarium industry. All interns are expected to support Maui Ocean Center’s mission “to inspire wonder, understanding and respect for Hawai‘i’s marine life.”

Gain valuable knowledge & experience in the following topics:


Internship Application:

To apply for the Maui Ocean Center internship program, applicants must submit the following: