Population Dynamics & Ecosystem Science (PopDy and EcoSci) Workshop (Newport, OR)

Spend two weeks at the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the beautiful, central Oregon coast! Work with dynamic professionals from academia, state and federal agencies, and the seafood industry; learn about career opportunities, and build your skills in quantitative science!

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SEA Semester Early Application Scholarships (due February 1)

SEA Semester is offering $2,500 Early Application Awards to students who complete their applications to any Fall 2019 SEA Semester program by February 1!

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Beach Naturalist, Environmental Science Center (Burien, WA)

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The Environmental Science Center (ESC) is a non-profit organization, offering quality, experiential environmental education programs at local beaches, streams, forested areas, and in classrooms throughout South King County.  We are currently hiring Beach Naturalists for our spring 2019 Beach Heroes Programs, to take place at Seahurst Park in Burien.

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UW Study Abroad in Samoa with Luke Tornabene: Present-Day and Ancient Connections Between Island Societies and Local Ecosystems (PAC-ISLES) Info session 1/29 5:00 PM FSH 102

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PAC-ISLEs is a 3-year NSF funded program with the goal of creating international research experiences for students. Each student involved in PAC-ISLEs will participate in a year-long research program punctuated by an overseas research experience in America Samoa, Tonga, or Pohnpei, where they will study the history (anthropological and biological) and connectivity (historic and contemporary) of indigenous cultures and fish communities across Pacific islands.

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2019 UW Environmental Career Fair, February 20, 2019

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Step up your job search game by attending the 2019 UW Environmental Career Fair!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

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UW instructors get out of their comfort zone and adopt classroom technologies to enhance the student learning experience

Marine biology instructor José Guzmán flipped his classroom; upending the traditional way of teaching and learning, with instructors delivering lectures online so students can learn outside the classroom at their own pace and time. More interactive activities, such as tackling case studies, move into the classroom, allowing students to work together and with the instructor to solve problems. Video has become a key tool to deliver important material outside the classroom, which had been previously done in a lecture format.

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Field Assistant – University of Washington & King County

The University of Washington and King County has a great opportunity for a temporary hourly Field Assistant. The two have come together to carry out a project entitled “Floating Treatment Wetlands Reduce Contaminants & Nutrients in Urban Stormwater Runoff”. The purpose of the research is to test coho mortality from direct stormwater and to determine the necessary contact time for stormwater with the floating wetlands to adequately remove metals and contaminants that will significantly reduce coho juvenile mortality and adult pre-spawn mortality.

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2019 UW Exploration Seminar: Andes to Amazon: Biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability in Peru

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Exploration of the great biodiversity of one of the most pristine Amazonian rainforest, and of the use of natural resources in the Andes of Peru

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Marine Mammal Session: Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology/WA Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting (2/28/19)

On February 28th, 2019, a marine mammal special session consisting of 18 speakers will be
held. The talks will cover cetaceans (whales), pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) and mustelids
(sea otters)…This special session will take place from 9am till 5pm with a couple of breaks and a hour
for lunch. The meeting will take place in between Olympia and Centralia, WA (Great Wolf

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IPHC Sea Sampler Employment Opportunities for Summer 2019

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) will be conducting comprehensive a Fishery-Independent Setline Survey (FISS) ranging from the West Coast of the USA and Canada to the Aleutian chain and Bering Sea in the summer of 2019. The FISS will be conducted aboard chartered commercial longline fishing vessels with a scientific crew of two to three Sea Samplers aboard each vessel. Additionally, the IPHC will deploy Sea Samplers on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries trawl surveys, which consist of a scientific crew of five to six including the one IPHC representative. There are two NOAA Fisheries trawl surveys planned for 2019.

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