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Employment Opportunities

The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is a private, 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that administers the Semester at Sea® program. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, ISE is staffed by professionals who manage voyage operations and hire faculty and staff who deliver our academic program aboard our ship, the MV World Odyssey. Find out more information here about employment opportunities in our home office and on our ship.

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Voyage Faculty Positions

Teaching on a floating campus that is traveling around the world is one of the most professionally and personally rewarding experiences. Each voyage’s cohort of faculty members is composed of experts in their respective fields. These instructors represent 20-22 U.S. and international institutions, including academic partner, Colorado State University (CSU).

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Voyage Staff Positions

A range of staff are hired for each voyage, including student life and medical professionals. Voyage staff are instrumental in building the shipboard community and contributing to student growth.

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Home Office Positions

Working for ISE means being a part of an innovative and collaborative team. The home office is located on the CSU campus in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Manager of Academic Programs

Academic Programs Coordinator

Equal Opportunity Employer

The vision of the Institute for Shipboard Education is to be the internationally recognized leader in comparative global education. ISE strives to attract and hire the best professionals for management and delivery of the Semester at Sea program.

Equal Opportunity Commitment:

The Institute for Shipboard Education | Semester at Sea® is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage anyone, regardless of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by law, to apply.