Work Experience

Details of Work Experience Programs for Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Sydney northern beaches'.

Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary offers a week long work experience program for students.

Who is eligible?

This program is available to any student studying at school/college whereby it is mandatory to partake in a work experience placement Please be aware that positions are limited to one student a month and we receive a high volume of requests.

What does it involve?

The schedule is varied and introduces you to all aspects of working at an Aquarium. Your week is divided up between all departments- Education, Front of House, Curatorial, Retail and Shark Dive Xtreme.

You will spend time shadowing our tour guides and learning their duties as well as time with our Aquarist team who generally work behind the scenes to keep our exhibits looking great and our animals nice and healthy.

You will also join the front of house team where customer service is key and lend a helping hand in our retail store as well. The role is ideal for those with a passion or interest in marine life as parts of the week can be quite hands on and do involve working with  fish!


How to apply:



1. Download and fill out this Work Experience application form

2. Email it to:


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