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The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers the Semester at Sea (SAS) global study abroad program. With international headquarters located in Fort Collins, Colorado, ISE hires the faculty, staff, and professionals who travel aboard our ship each academic term as well as those who manage operations from the Fort Collins office. Find out more information here about employment opportunities and jobs both on the ship and in our home office.

Faculty Positions

Teaching on a floating campus that is traveling around the world is one of the most professionally and personally rewarding experiences imaginable. Collectively, our faculty: 100% hold doctorates or other terminal degrees and 100% have international experience and expertise in one or more of the regions visited.
Faculty Positions

Staff Positions

A wide range of professional staff positions are hired each voyage. The excitement of teaching and working aboard a ship, the experience of applying your skills in a global context, and the sense of shipboard community on Semester at Sea contributes to job satisfaction.
Staff Positions

Home Office Positions

Working for Semester at Sea and the Institute for Shipboard Education means being a part of an innovative and growing team, working in beautiful surroundings near the Rocky Mountains and Colorado State University.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The vision of the Institute for Shipboard Education is to be the leader in comparative global education. SAS participants enroll for a variety of academic, career, and personal goals, which range from international skills development to cross-cultural exchange to gaining a deeper global perspective. ISE hopes to attract the best professional faculty and staff interested in teaching global and comparative curricula, and in the management and operation of a shipboard education program.

ISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek to employ and promote the best qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability.