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(c) Chloe Cryan


HURC is always excited to collaborate with other
scientists, students, and volunteers.

As a non-profit organization we work to expand our research and knowledge to better understand whale sharks in the Hawaiian Islands. With such we are always looking for collaborative scientists, students, and volunteers that are ocean-minded, science-based, professional, and passionate individuals that will help assist HURC with our vision of bringing whale shark research and conservation initiatives to the forefront locally and globally.


To apply for a open position listed above, Please email a cover letter and resume, with the JOB TITLE in the subject line, to We will not accept unsolicited applications, applications with personal information (age, gender, marital status, parental status, medical history), or incomplete applications.


To apply for a open internship listed above, please email a cover letter and CV, with the INTERNSHIP TITLE in the subject line, to Internships listed above have no financial compensation or housing stipend unless specifically listed in the advertisement. If you have an idea for a HURC related project and have your own funding, please reach out to us directly in the contact form listed below.


If there are no current opportunies listed above but you would still like to join our volunteer list, please fill out a contact form below with your name, email, phone, island you live on, relative skills, and interests. If a whale shark project, whale shark entanglement response, or whale shark tagging event sets in motion we will reach out to our volunteer list first to see who is available. 

Mahalo! Message sent.

Hawai'i Uncharted Research Collective is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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