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Major in Marine Biology

Explore the diversity of marine life in the field, lab, and classroom. Focus your college education with our innovative academic programs.

Student Spotlights

Last quarter we caught up with Delaney Lawson who was down on South Caicos as part of a study abroad experience with the School for Field Studies (SFS). 

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Camp Counselor – Temporary, Seattle Aquarium (Seattle, WA)

The Seattle Aquarium is hiring four camp counselors (CCs) to join the summer camp team! CCs carry out the daily procedures of camp while occasionally supporting the lead instructor in administrative tasks. They act as role models and mentors in marine science, conservation and empathy. CCs work with all ages of campers while leading groups of up to 11 (usually 10).

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Mar 9, 2020 | Job

Northern fur seal prey capture video analysis

 As part of ongoing research studying northern fur seal foraging ecology, our program has equipped fur seals from St. Paul Island, AK, with satellite-linked dive recorders and video cameras to record prey capture events. These data will be used to 1) quantify fur seal foraging success in relation to prey availability, 2) identify prey species and age-class consumed, and 3) validate the use of accelerometer data as a tool to indirectly measure prey capture.

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Mar 4, 2020 | Internship, Volunteer

Marine Science Undergraduate Intern, Foundry10 (Seattle, WA)

Foundry10 is a philanthropic educational research organization looking for a part-time college intern to support the marine science team for up to 10 weeks in summer 2020 (flexible dates to be determined upon acceptance).

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Mar 3, 2020 | Internship, Job

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Study at Friday Harbor Laboratories

Find out more about Friday Harbor Laboratories, one of the best places in the world to study marine biology, in the scenic San Juan Islands.

Marine Biology Adviser Joe Kobayashi

Contact the Adviser

Joe Kobayashi, Marine Biology Academic Adviser
Fishery Sciences 116 | (206) 543-7426 | marbiol@uw.edu

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