When you share a workspace with over 38,000 live animals, you know you work somewhere special. Join the team at the California Academy of Sciences and make a difference for your career—and the planet.
Work With the Best
Educators. Scientists. Designers. Biologists. At the Academy, you can make your passion your profession.
From discovering new species to designing interactive exhibits, Academy employees embody our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth.
Our Commitment to You
Health insurance is just the beginning.
The Academy provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports medical and financial wellness. In addition, a wide variety of perks and staff clubs help build careers and nourish community.
Strength in Diversity
Science brings us together. Collaboration, diversity, and inclusion make us stronger.
The Academy is committed to cultivating a culturally inclusive environment in which diversity of thought and expression are valued, respected, appreciated, and celebrated. We believe in creating a culture in which all individuals feel respected, are treated fairly, are able to achieve a desirable work-life balance, and have the opportunity to excel.
Our vision is a collaborative workplace that encourages all team members to draw on their unique experiences and backgrounds to generate ideas. This diversity of perspectives allows us to best realize our mission to explore, explain and sustain life on Earth.
Exciting job opportunities abound—learn more about our latest openings below.
The Digital Fundraising Manager will focus on designing and implementing the Academy’s online fundraising strategy and work closely with our communications and membership teams to engage more Academy supporters. We’re looking for a creative, collaborative person that will enjoy working with colleagues across the organization and develop a strong, innovative program that is successful at helping us raise critical funds online. We are especially excited to invite and welcome candidates of all backgrounds and with a wide range of experiences to join us in achieving our goals.
The Development Information Services Coordinator will focus on conducting daily gift processing operations, leading a collaborative relationship with the Academy's Accounting team, and creating and enforcing documentation for proper gift acceptance and database use.
The Marketing Manager helps develop and execute brand advertising, email marketing, and other marketing initiatives to promote the Academy and its offering and reports directly to the Marketing Director.