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Now more than ever, we need the ocean, and the ocean needs us. Join our growing team of professionals from many fields dedicated to advancing ocean science and technology for the global good.

Featured openings

Be part of something bigger. Be part of an organization that cares about its employees, its local community, the beautiful coastline where we live and work, and the sweeping global challenges confronting people everywhere.

Senior Security Engineer

Responsible for assisting in the implementation, operation, and management of information security efforts and enhancing our cyber security stance.

Electrical Engineer, DSV Alvin

Apply your electrical engineering skills to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the human-occupied Alvin submersible and its support equipment.

Research Assistant

Help the MACHINE lab create autonomous, field-deployable sensing systems to study biogeochemical cycling, physical transport processes, and bio-physical interactions in coastal marine environments.

The strength of WHOI's science is in its people.”

- Henry Bryant Bigelow, founding director of WHOI, 1930-1940

Learn more about WHOI

WHOI is an independent voice advancing the frontiers of knowledge for the global good. Drawn to the wonder of the ocean and inspired by the opportunity to drive discoveries that make a difference, our reputation is built on more than 90 years of scientific rigor, technological innovation, and excellence in education and communications.

WHOI's reputation rests on the people who contribute their diverse talents to addressing some of the most fascinating and important challenges in ocean science, engineering, education, and communications.

Learn more about WHOI’s amazing people and projects through our award-winning Oceanus magazine.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion at WHOI

Increasing diverse representation and advancing inclusion is critical to WHOI’s core mission of exploration and discovery in a diverse and connected world.