Work with us

See the latest vacancies for paid and voluntary positions with the Marine Biological Association. 

The MBA also runs a work experience programme every July for school students aged between 14 and 18.

We regularly have vacancies to work at the MBA as well as volunteering and placement opportunities.  

Vacancies are advertised through the Web site with instructions on how to apply.  We also often put up volunteer and placement opportunities.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact

We offer a limited number of work placements for young marine biologists and also host PhD postions and Master of Research (MRes) students in association with Plymouth University.