Marine Biologist CV Template

Marine biologists are biology graduates who specialize in the study of living organisms in the ocean and other marine or brackish water.  Marine biologists may specialize further on particular marine life like plankton and oceanography, and they may also pursue careers in different fields such as science and research or may work for organizations caring for marine life.  They may be involved in conducting water quality studies as well as marine ecology assessment to determine the cleanliness and condition of oceans and their marine life.  Marine biologists conduct field work and must be capable of handling different kinds of marine living organisms as well as be skilled in swimming and diving.

Sample Marine Biologist CV Template

Martin McBride

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 5AE

Phone:  234-776-1111



Reliable and highly knowledgeable professional with experience in handling different kinds of sea animals is looking for employment as a marine biologist in a company where I can contribute to the care of marine life.


Summary of Qualification

  • With three years of work experience as a marine biologist.
  • Skilled and experienced in handling small to large marine animals including dolphins and whales.
  • Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Knowledgeable of environmental impact assessment methods and environmental monitoring protocols.


Career Experience/Job History

2007 – Present:  Marine Biologist, Ocean for Life Co.

  • Assist in the conduct of environmental impact assessment involving marine ecosystems.
  • Conduct sampling and data gathering for projects.
  • Prepare reports and communicate with clients to present data and research findings.



2002 – 2006:  Bachelor of Science in Biology, London University


Professional reference will be furnished upon request.