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New England Aquarium Overview

Boston, MA
201 to 500 employees
1957
Nonprofit Organization
Museums, Zoos & Amusement Parks
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
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These are some highlights of the Aquarium's mission in action:

-The Giant Ocean Tank inspires visitors with the beauty and complexity of marine habitat through replication of a Caribbean coral reef.

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Mission: The New England Aquarium combines education, entertainment and action to address the most challenging problems facing the oceans. We aim to create a new generation of ocean stewards, while providing regional, national and global leadership in marine conservation.

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    I have been working at New England Aquarium full-time

    Pros

    Great mission, strong exhibits and programs, and a great committed staff

    Cons

    Salaries are competitive for non-profits but can be challenging given high cost of living in Boston

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New England Aquarium Photos

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New England Aquarium photo of: Just another day for our right whale researchers!
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New England Aquarium photo of: Educators making a difference.
New England Aquarium photo of: Employee diving in the Giant Ocean Tank- caring for Myrtle!
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New England Aquarium Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at New England Aquarium (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    I applied online. Then I had a phone interview. After that I was brought into the Aquarium to interview with the head of the department I was applying for. From there I waited a few weeks and then heard.

    Interview Questions

    • How does your past experience make you qualified for this position.   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • A unique opportunity to use your marine conservation expertise to influence environmental policy, support new conservation leaders, and transform science into action. This newly created position will support the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life and Educational programs at the New England Aquarium. Apply today!

    Director, Marine Conservation Policy and Leadership - Boston, MA

    The Director, Marine Conservation Policy and Leadership will play a key leadership role overseeing two emerging domains in the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at New England Aquarium (Anderson Cabot Center) Ocean Based Conservation Policy and External Affairs and the nascent Marine Conservation Leadership Program (MCLP) which develops, empowers and supports conservation leaders from around th...

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