Steinhart Aquarium biologists care for over 38,000 animals—from penguin chicks to jellyfish.
With nearly 46 million scientific specimens, Academy research collections are some of the most important records of life on Earth.
Academy educators inspire a love of science for 100,000+ students every year.
Cutting-edge research is conducted daily at the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Highly trained Academy docents have been engaging and inspiring guests on the public floor since 1969.
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.
Senior Corporate and Foundation Giving Officer
Cultivate, solicit, and steward large grants from foundation and corporate donors and prospects to support Academy exhibits, scientific research, and education.
Student Programs Bilingual Educator
Facilitate the Academy's field trip and distance learning programs for grades K – 5. Bilingual (spoken and/or written) in Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin required.