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Tern researcher at the Shoals Marine Lab

Interested in a career in the marine sciences?

You're in the right place!

Marinecareers.net will introduce you to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields. In addition, it will give those men and women a chance to tell you what they like and dislike about their careers, what they see for the future in their fields, and much more.


  • Caitlyn Zant
    Underwater Archaeologist
    As a maritime archaeologist, it is not only my job to record and study wrecks, but also to help spread that research to others.
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  • Jonathan Bird
    Underwater Cinematographer
    I travel the world filming episodes for my underwater science/adventure series Jonathan Bird's Blue World which airs on public television.
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  • Catie Nigrelli
    Environmental Social Scientist
    If you want to help conserve our natural resources, you have to understand people.
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  • Jen Flower
    Chief Clinical Veterinarian
    I provide high-quality medical care to our aquarium animals, assist in field work operations around the world and participate in research.
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  • Anu Frank-Lawale
    Aquaculture Geneticist
    Aquaculture is the fastest growing sector of global food supply and there are very few people working to manage genetic resources globally.
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Which Career is for You?

Do you think you would enjoy working with aquatic animals?

What best describes you as a student?

Do you have a strong interest in earth science?

Answer a series of questions in our "Marine Careers Personality Quiz" to determine which marine career field may interest you! The results might lead you to explore new directions and opportunities.

Take The Quiz

For Teachers

What is Sea Grant?

The National Sea Grant College Program, or "Sea Grant," is administered by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). Sea Grant is a network of 34 programs whose collective mission is to enhance the use and conservation of coastal, marine, and Great Lakes resources to create a sustainable and resilient economy founded on a healthy environment and vibrant, diverse communities.

About Sea Grant