Lone puffer

Looking to help improve the welfare of billions of fish? Excited to work at a startup in an extremely neglected area? Join our team!

Fish Welfare Initiative (FWI) is amongst the first organizations focused exclusively on improving the welfare of farmed fish. Currently, we primarily work to do so in India, the second largest producer of farmed fish globally. Further information on our approach can be found in our blog. To get to know our current team, see our about page.

Below we list both paid and unpaid roles, as some of the most important contributors to our work are those who volunteer just a couple hours a week or month.

Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring for the following position:


For general job inquiries, you may submit our General Application.

Pro Bono and Volunteer Work

If you are interested in volunteering, please add your name to our volunteer database.

We are currently in particular need of the following skills:

  • Translation of Hindi and Telugu.

  • Connect us with your friends in industry. We are looking to connect with companies and producers interested in exploring the benefits of improving welfare in aquaculture.

  • Research. Contact Jennifer (and include your resume/CV) for more information.

If you possess these skills and are interested in volunteering, please also email us.

Write your Thesis on Fish Welfare

Interested in writing your thesis on a topic that would benefit the cause of fish welfare? See our curated Thesis Ideas.

General Inquiry and Pitches

We have found several of our team by them simply reaching out and making the case for how their work would advance our mission. If you have a project or skill in mind not listed here, send us an email telling us why you think you can have a strong impact for fish by working with us in this capacity. We may not respond to every email.

We are sincerely grateful for your interest in improving the lives of fish.