The animals are the focus at Shedd, but the staff is the aquarium’s most vital resource. Our experts work in every discipline, from animal care and health to accounting, audience research, conservation, development, exhibit planning and design, facilities maintenance, guest experience, marketing, public relations, sustainable practices and more. Find the right opportunity for you!
At Shedd, You Can:
- Make a difference every day—for animals, for conservation and for our guests.
- Join a team-based culture, where partnership, collaboration and innovation are the standard.
- Be part of worldwide leader in the museum and aquarium profession.
- Discover your favorite animals or exhibits and share your passion.
“At the end of the day, it's a wonderful feeling that by caring for and teaching people about these amazing animals, I have made a difference in the natural world, a difference we can all make together.”Laura Brakhage, Marine Mammals Animal Care Specialist
Celebrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Just as the aquatic world encompasses a vast spectrum of diversity, Shedd Aquarium is committed to celebrating the individual differences that make us spectacular. We practice values of diversity, equity and inclusion comprehensively through Shedd culture, workforce, workplace, vendor selection, programs and experiences.
It will take all of us working together to build a world thriving with aquatic life, sustained by people who love, understand and protect it.
Send an email to our Human Resources department.