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Our success as an organization depends on the strength of our small team of staff and volunteers. We work closely with our employees to build an innovative, creative, and rewarding work environment. Be part of our hardworking team dedicated to protecting the Great Lakes through education by inspiring curiosity, stewardship, and passion. To apply for any open position,  please email your cover letter and resume to isea@schoolship.org.

Captain for schooner Utopia

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is looking for someone with a positive attitude to fill the position of Captain for the 2022 summer season aboard the schooner Utopia.  During this season, Utopia will be transiting to various ports around the Great Lakes allowing dockside tours exhibiting the mission of Inland Seas Education Association.  The Captain is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Schooner Utopia and is ISEA’s representative to the maritime community and the public in ports visited. View the full job description here.

Mate for schooner Utopia

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is looking for someone with a positive attitude to fill the position of Mate for the 2022 season aboard the schooner Utopia.  During this season, Utopia will be transiting to various ports around the Great Lakes allowing dockside tours exhibiting the mission of Inland Seas Education Association.  The mate will be responsible for assisting the Captain in the safe and efficient operation of the vessel. View the full job description here.

We are always looking for volunteers to help with crewing on the ship, instructing our programs, maintaining the facility and grounds, assisting in the office, and other tasks. Learn more about volunteering with ISEA here.

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