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New 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.

Announcement

New Marine Biology Major
Starting Autumn 2018

Find out more about the newest major at the UW College of the Environment

Student Spotlights

Andrew Chin, a senior double majoring in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Marine Biology shares his month-long experience sailing South Pacific with the SEA Semester program

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Student Opportunities Program (Deadline 12/28/2018)

Apply for a chance to take part in scientific research aboard Research Vessel Falkor, working with Schmidt Ocean Institute and principal investigators leading at-sea research projects. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline: December 28, 2018

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Dec 11, 2018 | Research Opportunity

Aquarium Internships: Maria Mitchell Association: Nantucket’s Science Center (Nantucket, MA)

The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association offers a variety of summer internships at its Aquarium, Natural Science Museum, Observatories, Mitchell House, and in the field for our Summer Discovery Education Programs. Qualified undergraduate and graduate students usually study in the fields of marine biology, natural science, education, historic preservation, and astronomy. Please read all of the descriptions to find the internship that fits you best.

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Dec 11, 2018 | Internship

SEA Semester Applications Open for Fall 2019

While SEA Semester programs are not run by the University of Washington, the UW School of Oceanography affiliates with their programs such that you can earn UW Oceanography credit (OCEAN 496) for their courses, and they can then be applied to degree program requirements. Ask the marine biology adviser for more information about how these courses can apply to your Marine Biology major requirements.

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Dec 5, 2018 | Study Abroad

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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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