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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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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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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Island Time: Student Spotlight with Delaney Lawson

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). Delaney is currently a sophomore at the University of Washington double majoring in Marine Biology and Aquatic and Fishery Sciences while also minoring in Comparative Religion.
Can you talk a little bit about where you are now and what you’re doing? 

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Student Services Contractor: Laboratory Technician in Marine Disease (USGS Fisheries)

This work is with the US Geological Survey as part of a project to diagnose black abalone health. The student contractor will coordinate with field biologists to receive samples, and then analyze these samples for pathogens, and curate the resulting data for analysis.

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FieldNotes Journal Editorial Board Now Recruiting

FieldNotes is recruiting editorial board members for our Spring 2020 issue! We are an undergraduate-run journal intended to increase public awareness of environmental undergraduate research at UW and provide a platform for students to actively engage in science communication.

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FISH/Q SCI 458: Advanced Ecological Modeling (Spring, 2020)

Advanced elective course for the Marine Biology major and Quantitative Science (Q SCI minor) offered in spring 2020. This course will be taught by Professor Trevor Branch from the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

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College of the Environment Scholarships for 2020-2021: Application Open

The College of the Environment is pleased to announce the availability of undergraduate scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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FISH 497B Special Topics – Ecology & Conservation of Marine Top Predators

Take a deep dive into the ecology of marine top predators and the ocean ecosystems they rely on.

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Oceanography Micronesia: Coastal Ecosystems of Micronesia in a Changing Climate

In this field-based Exploration Seminar we will study & conduct ecological assessments of coral,
mangrove & seagrass habitats to understand how development and climate change are impacting the largely pristine coastal ecosystems of a small Micronesian island.Credits can apply to major and minor requirements in Marine Biology. Application deadline is February 15, 2020.

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