Do you know a student fascinated by marine science? Do they often say they want to become a marine biologist? We encourage all marine enthusiasts to check out one, a few, or all of our previously recorded marine career webinars.


Upcoming Opportunities

  • Spring 2024 Careers in Science Investigations (CSI) Event @ HMSC

    • Date: Friday, April 26th, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
    • Details: This spring, we will hold one in-person CSI (Career Day) event at Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon! The event will include connections with STEM professionals, hands-on activities, and behind-the-scenes tours of lab spaces at HMSC. So be sure to register your budding marine enthusiast today.
    • Cost: $30 per student; payment is due by April 12th
    • CANCELLATION POLICY: Please note that program fees are fully refundable if cancelation notification is sent to the Marine Education Coordinator ([email protected]) by April 12th. Registration fees are non-refundable if cancelation after April 12th with limited exceptions on case by case basis.
    • Registration opens Wednesday, January 10th - REGISTER
      • Parents/Guardians: We welcome you to register your high school student(s) to join us. You will need to select the "a dependent or child" option on the first registration tab. If you are new to the registration system, you will need to add your child or dependent by selecting "New Dependent." You are not required to accompany your child during the event.
      • Teachers/Adult Group Leaders: Teachers or adults planning to bring a group of high school students to participate in our programming will register themselves (the "Me" option) as the participant. We will ask you to indicate the total headcount for students and authorized adult chaperones. Teachers and adult chaperones are responsible for supervising minors and must stay with them at all times.
  • Additional upcoming student events are on the Oregon Coast STEM Hub calendar.

Other Career Resources

Check out the career spotlights and videos from our virtual Careers in Science Webinars held in 2020-2021. - 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 various career planning tools.

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."