Offering a pristine New England rocky shore habitat in close proximity to Boston, the MSC is a globally recognized center of marine science research and education.
Delve into your future career path on co-op
Co-op at the Marine Science Center allows students to experience four- to eight-month industry experience on the 20-acre campus in Nahant.
Students who co-op at the MSC work hands on with state-of-the-art technology in areas ranging from research, lab technicians, and marine robotics.Learn more
BEACHES: Bridging Each Applicant’s Chances for Higher Education Success
This three-day workshop, held annually in June, aims to demystify the process of applying to graduate schools in the fields of Marine Science, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Ecology, and Evolution. BEACHES targets students who identify with groups underrepresented in STEM fields, first-generation college students, and students who do not have ready access to the graduate school pipeline.
Dive into Three Seas
Spend a year in the field studying three unique marine environments that include North Atlantic rocky shores, tropical coral reefs, and North Pacific kelp habitats while networking with world-renowned faculty and alumni.
Public Tours of the MSC
Learn about some of the current marine and environmental research taking place here, tour the facilities and grounds, and hear about the natural and cultural histories of East Point.