It’s more than a job, it’s a journey

Provide care for dolphins, sharks, and sea turtles. Inspire and educate thousands of guests. Heal injured wildlife. And more. It’s all possible as an employee or intern at the Texas State Aquarium.


Aquarium staff love their jobs, and for good reason. From Animal Care to Housekeeping to Marketing and beyond, it takes people of all skills and talents to keep the largest Aquarium in Texas, but they’re all part of the same rewarding mission: to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas, and support wildlife conservation.

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Whether you’re dreaming of a career in animal care, human resources, marketing, or anywhere else, internships at the Aquarium let you get real-world experience and build invaluable skills that will take your resume to the next level. Many Aquarium staff began their careers as interns and say it was a life-changing experience.

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Animal Sciences Exploration Program (ASEP)

Texas State Aquarium field experts give an in-depth overview of Aquatic and Zoological Careers that can be found in the Coastal Bend region.

Whether they’re diving headfirst into a career with animals or just testing the waters, the Animal Science Exploration Program will allow students ages 14-21 years old a chance to get their feet wet with real-life experiences, meeting staff who work with the Aquarium’s animal collection giving them a personalized look at what it takes to work in the industry and build a foundation / pathway for them.

The program will run from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.


Other opportunities

The Texas State Aquarium is honored to partner with several third-party organizations, such as Event Network and the SSA Group, that assist the Aquarium in providing the absolute best guest experience. Click below to explore opportunities within these amazing companies.

Event Network

The SSA Group

About Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX, the Texas State Aquarium’s home, is a wonderful place to work and live! Located by the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is an ideal place for coastal and outdoor activities. The city is also home to some great museums and gorgeous beaches. Corpus Christi is the perfect destination for South Texas hospitality and mouth-watering seafood. Learn about the cultural and dining opportunities of Corpus Christi and tips on moving to “the Sparkling City by the Sea” at the below links.

Corpus Christi Relocation Guide

Corpus Christi Visitors’ Guide

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