Jobs & Internships

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a rapidly-growing international marine research, education, and community institution. If you are interested in working with us, please check this site frequently or follow us on social media. Opportunities include positions for research, education, community programs, development and administrative functions, and summer internships.

  • Director, Marine Resources Education Program (MREP)

    The MREP Director will oversee all aspects of GMRI’s role in administering, facilitating, and funding MREP nation-wide. The director will join a current MREP staff of five: a senior program manager, two regional program managers, and two operational staff, with a vision for ultimately adding another regional program manager for a total staff of seven. The team’s primary function is to facilitate the development and implementation of MREP under the guidance of industry-based steering committees in each of NOAA Fisheries regions: Greater Atlantic, Southeast (& Caribbean), West Coast, Alaska, and the Pacific Islands (currently under development). A National Steering Committee meets once a year in person and virtually as needed to set high-level strategy, share lessons across regions, and address national-level challenges and opportunities.

    Community | Close date: June 21, 2024

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  • LabVenture Educator

    The LabVenture Program brings around 10,000 5th or 6th grade students in the state of Maine, from all 16 counties, to the Cohen Center for Interactive Learning (CCIL) for a two-and-a-half-hour hands-on science experience. LabVenture Educators host visiting students, facilitating a customized, multimedia marine science research program. Educators will work together as a team and with the Visit and Program Managers to run the day-to-day operations of the CCIL. Educators will be responsible for up to six 2.5 hour in-person programs each week as well as virtual programming as needed. Program duties include working with the LabVenture team to welcome the students, deliver/lead student presentations/discussions, assist students while they conduct research at their multi-touch research tables, monitor for and troubleshoot errors, monitor “chats,” and operate the "behind-the-scenes" technology. Educators will also be responsible for preparing equipment and supplies, maintaining the Cohen Center, cleaning after each visit, and other responsibilities and tasks as they arise.

    Education | Close date: June 16, 2024

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  • LabVenture Assistant

    The LabVenture Program brings over 10,000 5th or 6th grade students in the state of Maine, from all 16 counties, to the Cohen Center for Interactive Learning (CCIL) for a two-and-a-half-hour hands-on science experience. LabVenture Educators host visiting students, facilitating a customized, multimedia marine science research program. Educators will work together as a team and with the Program Manager to run the day-to-day operations of the CCIL. The LabVenture Assistant will be responsible for up to five 2.5 hour in-person programs each week as well as virtual programming as needed. Program duties include working with other Educators to welcome the students, deliver/lead student presentations/discussions, assist students while they conduct research at their multi-touch research tables, and monitor for errors.

    Education | Close date: June 16, 2024

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  • Research Associate in Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics

    GMRI is seeking applicants for a full-time Research Associate to assist with literature review and statistical analyses of commercial fishery landings and seafood market data. The work will span several research projects focused on evaluating the impacts of environmental, regulatory, and socioeconomic changes on fishing behaviors through landings and ex-vessel price data. The primary duties will be to prepare and manage various datasets for the analysis, review relevant academic papers and technical reports, help test and implement econometric models, and help develop data visualizations and materials for publications and public outreach.

    Research | Close date: June 25, 2024

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