The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science program based at the
University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is recruiting undergraduate interns
for the upcoming academic quarter. COASST works with approximately 1,000 citizen science participants, using their data on beach-cast
carcasses of marine birds to establish the baseline, or ‘normal’ pattern of beached bird mortality on
North Pacific beaches.
Come dive into a “Super Awesome Ocean Science Theatre Show”
Byron Walker, a current senior majoring in both oceanography and theatre will be performing his senior thesis the second weekend of June the 8th through the 11th at the Glen Hughes Penthouse theatre on campus. Come watch the performance for FREE Thursday and Sunday at 1:00 PM or Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM.
The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is recruiting student mentors for the year of 2017 – 2018 Mentor Power For Success program. The Mentor Power for Success Program is a dynamic autumn quarter partnership between first-year Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) students (protégés) and continuing UW students (mentors), to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Mentor students use their knowledge of UW resources and services to guide protégés as they navigate the breadth of what the university has to offer.Read more
On Friday, May 19th, we’ll be cutting, weighing, and bagging crab bait (mackerel) that will be distributed to volunteers throughout Puget Sound. No prior experience is required but you should have a strong stomach and not be too squeamish about blood (mackerel blood, that is). You should wear ‘field clothes’ you don’t mind getting dirty/stinky. It’s smelly, messy work but we make it fun.Read more
Join Dr. Jan Newton, Principal Oceanographer for the UW Applied Physics Lab, for an information session about the autumn 2017 ‘Pelagic Ecosystem of the San Juan Archipelago’ research apprenticeship. Tuesday, May 16 in OSB 425 at 11:30 AM.Read more
UW Study Abroad office information session on 5/16 (must register by 5/12) for a range of study abroad options in Australia.Read more
A new population of invasive European green crab has been found at Dungeness Spit, near Sequim, Washington, rekindling concern over the potential for damage to local marine life and shorelines.Read more
3 full-time, intro level positions with the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission in Seattle, WA. Positions work with the data management and debriefing of fisheries observation efforts in Alaska.Read more
Multiple paid, full-time internship positions with NOAA through the Pathways program. Deadline for these is imminent: Friday, April 28.Read more
Steam Inventory Internship with the US Dpt. of Agriculture for the Mt. Hood National Forest, Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (4 to 6 positions available). Some work will also be done on the Fremont/Winema National Forest. Dates: Begins with training in Bend, OR June 19 – 23; Preferable end date: September 21st, 2017. End date is negotiable but would like 12 week commitment if possible.Read more