All students in grades 9-12 are invited to explore exciting careers in marine science at our Career Day events hosted during the spring and fall.

CSI: Careers in Science Investigation

SPRING CSI - Thursday, April 30, 9:30 am - 3:30 PM

  • For students grade 9-12
  • Cost is $30 per student; registration fees are non-refundable
  • Some activities may be outside. Students should bring rain gear, rubber boots or shoes that can get dirty and a full change of clothes.
  • Students should pack a lunch, water and snacks.

Participants in the CSI will:

  • Hear from researchers about upcoming projects and recent discoveries
  • Explore science through hands-on activities and behind-the-scenes tours
  • Help researchers collect data

*Adults need to register for their child or dependents. Please set up your profile, then add your dependents.

*Our payment site shuts down on a monthly basis for updates. It will be unavailable on February 28, March 27, and April 24. If you register on these dates, just select the "Mail a Check" payment option. You can then either mail a check or log in another day to pay by credit card. 

Career Day Feedback

"I just wanted you to know my daughter had a great time and learned so much. She has been talking about it all weekend. I will highly recommend this to any of our students here in Hillsboro… Thank you again for such an information-packed learning experience." 
~Participant parent

"It opened my eyes to the other possibilities that I could do when I leave high school."

Other Career Resources - Detailed information about careers in marine biology, marine engineering, oceanography, and related fields, including personal stories of working scientists, salary ranges and educational requirements.

STEM Careers - Career resources for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

OceanAGE Careers - NOAA Ocean careers to inspire another generation of explorers. From underwater pilots to research scientists, these marine explorers provide students with first-hand knowledge of exciting careers through live interviews, profiles and mission logs.

Career Services at Oregon State University provides access to a variety of career planning tools.