Students are encouraged to take their learning out into the field with the following opportunities.
UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Alaska Salmon Program: Six-week summer program studying salmon and aquatic ecology at field camps in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska
PAC-ISLES: A year-long research program punctuated by an overseas research experience in America Samoa (2019), Tonga (2020), or Pohnpei (2021), where they will study the history (anthropological and biological) and connectivity (historic and contemporary) of indigenous cultures and fish communities across Pacific islands.
Semester at WHOI (Woods Hole, Massachusetts): The program features a for-credit, semester-long research experience directly advised by a WHOI scientist or engineer as well as the opportunity to take graduate-level courses modified for undergraduate credit.