The Staff Experience

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CIMI is exceptionally proud of our dedicated staff who come together to make a difference in the lives of children. We aim to provide our team with an enriching, exciting, and life-changing experience.

School Year Positions

Fall (September – November)
Spring (January – May)

Applications are Open for Fall! 

Why Work at Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI)?

There are few times in life when you have the opportunity to do such impactful work, live on your own private beach, AND belong to an inclusive community knit together by hard work and passionate learning. That is CIMI! Set on gorgeous Santa Catalina Island, just 26 miles off the coast of Los Angeles, Catalina Island Marine Institute is an experiential marine science education program for students in grades 4-12 for 3- and 5-day field trips. 

CIMI will help you to enrich your life in a variety of ways:

If this sounds good to you, we want to meet you.  


Please contact: 

Toyon Bay Positions – Program Director, Britt Swanwick

Fox Landing Positions – Program Director, Heather Peterson