Sea Education Association (SEA) is a non-profit educational institution and an internationally recognized leader in undergraduate ocean education. Since 1971, SEA has educated undergraduate, high school and gap year students about the world’s oceans through its Boston University accredited study abroad programs. SEA is located on Cape Cod in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole (Falmouth) and owns and operates two sailing research vessels: the SSV Corwith Cramer in the Atlantic Ocean and the SSV Robert C. Seamans in the Pacific.

SEA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates. SEA is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization; our goal is to create an academic and working community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity.

Ship-based Employment Onboard the SSV Robert C. Seamans and/or SSV Corwith Cramer.

Corwith Cramer

SEA hires shipboard crew on a rolling basis. Please send a resume/cv and a letter explaining your experience, interest and availability to crewemployment@sea.edu. Responses to inquiries are sent out as able, and when a position is available that has similar qualification requirements:

  • Captains
  • Mates/Watch Leaders
  • Engineers
  • Stewards (shipboard cooks)
  • Assistant Scientists
  • Deck & Lab Hands

Visit our crew page for more information about how to apply and minimum credentials required for each role.

Crew Employment

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