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
Summer Immersive Course (OSU: Hatfield Marine Science Center): Ecology of Marine and Estuarine Birds
Oregon State University (OSU) is again offering an immersive 4-week course for undergraduates on the Ecology of Marine and Estuarine Birds this summer from July 24 – August 18 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport on the Oregon coast.Read more
Crab Team Needs You!
Are you interested in a very short-term volunteer project to help Puget Sound? The Crab Team invasive green crab monitoring program needs help on Friday, April 7th preparing bait for the upcoming monitoring season.
What is Crab Team?
Crab Team is a partnership between Washington Sea Grant, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, and others to lead a volunteer-based early detection and monitoring program to improve our understanding of native salt marsh and pocket estuary organisms, and how they could be affected by green crabs.
Volunteers needed for summer research cruises with NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Work will be with the wet lab staff during the 2017 Hake Survey. 5 separate cruises of roughly 2 weeks each. Little to no experience needed.Read more
[paid summer internship] Fishery Biologist Undergraduate Internship 2017: International Pacific Halibut Commission (Seattle, WA)
The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) seeks an enthusiastic and motivated student to work in the IPHC office located near Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. (Approx. 12 weeks with a flexible start date, $2,955/month)Read more
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego is recruiting highly motivated undergraduate students for the Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. This 9 or 10-week program provides opportunities for independent research in the earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences alongside a scientist mentor (deadline March 5, 2017)Read more
Study in Central Florida and Belize
June 19 – August 4, 2017
Priority Application Deadline
February 17, 2017
What Will REU Students Do?
Map disparities in flooding & disaster management
Map marine debris & impacts on coastal communities
Engage in international community-based research
Learn and apply GIS, mapping and qualitative method skills
REU Student Compensation
All-inclusive trip and $3,500 stipend
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Field Assistant Opportunity – Summer 2017
Influence of Marine-Derived Nutrients on Mammals of the BC Central Coast
The Hakai Institute and the Applied Conservation Science Lab at the University of Victoria are looking for an enthusiastic field assistant to assist with mammal diversity surveys as part of Hakai’s 100 Islands Project. We are investigating patterns of biological diversity across islands of the BC Central Coast in relation to marine subsidies, particularly the use of marine subsidies by mammals on islands.
[Research]: Potential MSc position: Study juvenile salmon habitat preferences in the Fraser River estuary
Potential MSc position: Study juvenile salmon habitat preferences in the Fraser River estuary
We are seeking a Research Assistant, with the potential to become a Master’s student, to study juvenile salmon ecology in marsh habitats of the Fraser River estuary, BC. The successful applicant will join the field project team in late February / early March and will apply to the Department of Biology at the University of Victoria in spring 2017 for a MSc.
Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.
The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Program participants work one-on-one with faculty mentors studying themes related to productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, ecology, and morphology of marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography; and chemical ecology.