Working in Ocean Exploration

This section offers a glimpse into what it is like to work in the field of ocean exploration through interviews with scientists, engineers, filmmakers, students, and others who are making careers out of exploring the deep. These interviews will help you to understand the various career paths that explorers have taken and what they are doing in their jobs. You’ll also find links to specific opportunities that may be available through the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER), though note that these can change over time.

Careers: Working in Ocean Exploration

Learn more about the wide variety of careers that involve exploration of our ocean.

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OER Student Opportunities

A fundamental part of the OER mission is the engagement of the marine science community and the general public and the training of the next generation of explorers. Learn more about student opportunities and view profiles of past student explorers.

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